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Template Packages

01 August, 2005 19:19  EasyExpat EasyExpat

In order to make the handling of templates easier, templates can be managed from within the administration interface. Templates can also be uploaded as packages with a special format since uploading all the files that make up a template, one by one, would be a too cumbersome process. (More)


How to modify your template

01 August, 2005 18:33  EasyExpat EasyExpat

In order to offer a blog service, EasyExpat has chosen pLog. pLog uses a template system in order to clearly separate what is content from what is the core code. Users can develop their own templates and the template rendering engine uses a simple syntax to change the aspect of their site a little : Smarty.

A good starting point to learn about Smarty is their crash-course: Or if you want more details, a very nice manual is also available:

How templates work

As we said above, pLog uses Smarty to render the contents of your journal. That means that you can easily change the way the site looks like just by going to the Administration Interface of your journal (http://<yourname> and selecting a new set of templates [Control Center->Blog to choose the template amongs a list). But, how does that work? How can we develop our own set of templates?



Blogs: Guide and Usage

14 July, 2005 20:59  EasyExpat EasyExpat

How do I get my own blog?

If you have your own site you can use blogging software but if you don't Easy Expat can help you set up and run a free blog on this site.

Reading interesting things and contacting interesting people are the main reasons why people get involved in the internet, and an online diary, or blog is a great way to do both.

So, now the next time you find something cool online or have something you want to get off your chest try a blog.

What is a blog?

If you have an opinion that you want everyone to hear, or just want to write down some of your personal thoughts, then a blog is a great way to get all these ideas published on the internet.



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