Tutorials – Learning Composr

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Did you know you can reconfigure half your site's systems in a few easy keystrokes? We explore this and more...
by Philip
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Dealing with annoying users

Little tricks: changing their permissions via usergroups, mandating prior post approval, and how to ban them.
by Chris
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Notifications

How different kinds of notifications may be set up in Composr.
by Chris
1st August 2013
Core Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Running a virtual support desk

Composr can be used as an effective support desk tool. Find out what features to use for it.
by Chris
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Composr keyboard shortcuts

Many functions may be activated by key code, rather than clicking. Find out the key codes you can use in this tutorial.
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Finding Your Way Around the Composr Admin Zone

One of Composr's biggest strengths is its large amount of features. However, to a new user the Admin Zone may initially look a little overwhelming. This tutorial is a brief walk through it.
1st April 2013
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

The Composr Enterprise Repository

How the Composr content repository works and may be accessed and used.
1st May 2013
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Inline links to attachments (WYSIWYG)

This tutorial shows how to add attachments with text-embedded links to open them, rather than displaying them as an embed or in a box.
by Chris
20th July 2017
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Activity statistics for your site (analytics)

Find out about the different kinds of statistics/analytics that you can use to analyse your visitors.
by Philip
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Keeping Track of a busy Composr Site

This tutorial covers some regular and irregular maintenance tasks you'll want to perform.
by Steve
1st August 2014
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Aligning images in the WYSIWYG editor

How to align images left or right in the WYSIWYG editor.
by Chris
20th July 2017
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Admin Zone overview

An explanation of how to use the Admin Zone, and the special features available from the Admin Zone front page.
by Allen
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Analytics and split testing -- using Google Analytics

Applying advanced Google Analytics techniques to Composr.
by Rajesh
1st January 2016
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Using IP addresses to trace users

If you find a hacker, you may want to try and trace them back to a real world source. We introduce you to your toolkit.
by Chris
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Using Composr's WYSIWYG editor

A WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor is a document editor where the editor's editing interface roughly mirrors the appearance of the final document. Composr is using CKEditor as Composr's WYSIWYG editor.
20th July 2017
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Regular

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