ExpressionEngine provides the feature to add new emoticon images. I looked at ExpressionEngine user guide for Emoticon Development which doesn't seem working for me while adding new set of emoticons. I found the following steps, using which new emoticons can be added easily. (more…)
In the ExpressionEngine, we can have second or multiple database connections with default active database. In add-on development, it may be required to fetch the data/records from the external database rather than default active database. (more…)
If you are looking for EllisLab's plugins, you can find from http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/index.html#available-for-download
I found 2 very useful tutorials to build Tumblr-style blogs in ExpressionEngine: - http://web-agent.appspot.com/leereamsnyder.com/blog/building-a-tumblr-style-blog-with-expressionengine - http://web-agent.appspot.com/shapingthepage.com/journal/how-to-build-a-simple-tumblr-blog-with-expressionengine I hope, it would be useful for someone who would like to build Tumblr-style blogs.
ExpressionEngine is having a large number of Standard Global Variables which can be used within the templates. You can find all these from http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/templates/globals/single_variables.html. (more…)
I found a very nice weblog "Guide to 404 Pages with ExpressionEngine". This weblog is well written and easy to understand for setting up 404 pages.
Below are my favorite 10 add-ons which I used in mostly in website development in ExpressionEngine: Structure SEO Lite Wygwam Freeform CE Cache Zoo Visitor Matrix Zenbu Playa P&T Field Pack
Usually we develop ExpressionEngine website on development or staging server. After the development, we need to deploy the whole website on the live server for which we need to update the server path and website URL in a number of places like: (more…)
While designing/developing a website with ExpressionEngine, its an important concern to have an optimized website to reduce the page load time. Here, I am sharing 10 tips to optimize an ExpressionEngine website. (more…)