Tutorials – Learning Composr

ModSecurity
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Explanation of how to configure ModSecurity for Composr.
by temp1024
1st May 2015
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Basic configuration and getting started
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Once Composr is installed, there is some basic configuration to do before your website is ready to open. We discuss it here.
by Chris
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Novice

A social site in under 40 minutes

This video was originally made for our old ocportal.com front page. Note that this was for an older version so is quite outdated.
by Chris
2nd January 2015
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Access control and privileges

A detailed explanation of how you can configure permissions, how to test them, and how to manage them.
by Philip
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Understanding and configuring e-mail

Setting up e-mail servers can be complex with all the protocols/standards out there. Let's cut through the confusion.
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Advanced configuration

Setting permissions. Search-Engine-Friendly URLs. Addons. Changing Installation Options.
by Chris
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Anti-spam settings

Tools and techniques for preventing spam in Composr.
by Chris
1st December 2014
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

URL Schemes in Composr

Enabling attractive short URLs, for usability and SEO.
by Chris
1st November 2014
Core Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Finding Your Way Around the Composr Admin Zone
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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

Stopping Spammers in Composr

One thing every website has to contend with eventually will be stopping spammers from making your user's life a misery. This tutorial goes over some features within Composr.
by Steve
1st April 2014
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Set Up Short URLs in Composr

Most Website users expect easy to read website URLs, which also help a great deal with Search Engine Optimisation. This 'How To' deals with how to set up the Short URLs in Composr.
by Steve
1st June 2013
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Advanced access control

Advanced permission management within Composr, for power-users.
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Editing Site-Wide Privileges in Composr

When you are creating a new usergroup you will usually want to customise the permissions for all of the members within. This tutorial explains how privileges work.
by Steve
1st April 2014
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

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