Forums in PHP-Nuke

PHP-Nuke includes forums as part of its functionality, but it actually uses a separate forum program to provide this feature.  The forum application is called PHPBB.  The following article simply shows what you will see when you go to the forums section.  A link will be provided showing how to find the tutorial series from Read More >

Removing Modules from the Menu PHP-Nuke

Modules make up a good deal of the functionality built into the PHP-Nuke content management system. The following article explains how to remove modules so that they are no longer part of the front end menu. Certain modules can be assigned for viewing, so that they may be visible to some while invisible to others. Read More >

Using the IP Ban Option in PHP-Nuke

There are occasions when you require that you keep specific people from accessing your website by banning their IP addresses.  Fortunately, there is a built-in option to ban IP addresses within the Administration interface called IP Ban.  They following article explains how to use the IP Ban option.     Banning IP Addresses using the Read More >

Creating a newsletter in PHP-Nuke

When managing a site that has a number of users, it can be beneficial to send them a newsletter. This can be for new information, site updates, or whatever you desire. In PHP-Nuke, the user registration section has an setting where the member can opt-in to your newsletter. Below is a set of instructions on Read More >

Add new custom module in PHP-Nuke

In this article I’m going to teach you how to add a new custom module to your PHP-Nuke website. In PHP-Nuke, modules are used in order to build up the menu items of your site. You could create for example a module that has some simple text content and a link to a remote website. Read More >

How to create a database backup in PHP-Nuke

When creating a website with PHP-Nuke, or any other CMS for that matter, it is always a good idea to make and keep backup copies of your data at regular intervals. This tutorial focuses on how to create a database backup from within your PHP-Nuke administrative dashboard. Backing up your database in PHP-Nuke Log into Read More >

How to use Google Analytics with PHP-Nuke

Website statistics can be used to help determine how to best develop the website.  PHP-Nuke includes its own tracking module- you can find more information on this module in Using the PHP-Nuke Statistics. However, if you want a much better and complete solution, you should incorporate Google Analytics into the PHP-Nuke website.  This will require Read More >

How to create an external link in PHP-Nuke

You can create links to external sites through the PHP-Nuke WYSIWYG editor in the admin dashboard. In the tutorials below, we are going to make a link that takes you to http://google.com when clicked. Creating an external link Log into your PHP-Nuke Dashboard. Edit the page you want to insert a link into. Highlight the Read More >

How to manage modules from the sidebar

Within PHP-Nuke, you will see there are many different content modules on the sidebar. You have the ability to add and remove them from within the administration panel. Follow the steps below as we demonstrate how to enable or disable modules in your PHP-Nuke site. Managing modules in PHP-Nuke Log into the PHP-Nuke administrative interface. Read More >

Use a SSL certificate with PHP-Nuke

In this article I’m going to show you how you can use a secure SSL certificate on your PHP-Nuke installation to encrypt data transmission between the server and clients. When you are accepting input on your website that could be of a secure nature, this information is transmitted in clear-text across the Internet. If someone Read More >