Sams Teach Yourself Movable Type in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself Movable Type in 24 Hours



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Sams Teach Yourself Movable Type in 24 Hours by Molly E. Holzschlag, Porter Glendinning, Christopher Schmitt

Movable Type, a low-cost, distributed publishing software solution is helping thousands of Web site developers organize and automate the Web content management process.

In 24 well-paced chapters, the authors of Sams Teach Yourself Movable Type in 24 Hours show readers how to install, personalize, and configure Movable Type into an indispensable content management tool.

Features hands-on tutorials for finding Web hosting services, adjusting publishing preferences, customizing page templates, setting up multiple author accounts and extending the program with plug-ins and custom features, the authors show readers how to use everything from the most basic fundamentals of Movable Type to its most powerful features.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780672325908
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 04/22/2004
Series: Sams Teach Yourself Series
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

Part IGetting Started with Movable Type3
Hour 1Preparing Great Content for the Web5
Hour 2Installing Movable Type25
Hour 3Setting Standard Preferences45
Hour 4Adjusting Your Editing Preferences69
Hour 5Creating, Editing, Searching, and Deleting Entries85
Hour 6Managing Archives107
Hour 7Creating Categories129
Hour 8Managing Multiple Authors149
Hour 9Migrating to Movable Type167
Part IIWorking with Templates189
Hour 10Using Movable Type Templates191
Hour 11Customizing Movable Type Templates213
Hour 12Adding Custom Designs to Movable Type235
Part IIIAdding Features for Your Visitors251
Hour 13Providing Public Search253
Hour 14Getting Started with Comments277
Hour 15Taking Comments Further293
Hour 16Using TrackBack309
Hour 17Doing More with TrackBack329
Hour 18Using Movable Type's Email Features349
Part IVBeyond the Basics367
Hour 19Scrubbing Content with Sanitize369
Hour 20Uploading Files in Movable Type383
Hour 21Using Desktop Clients with Movable Type401
Hour 22Movable Type Plug-Ins425
Hour 23Promoting Your Content449
Hour 24TypePad, Movable Type Upgrades, and Movable Type Pro467
Part VAppendixes491
Appendix ASystem Requirements, Upgrades, and Licensing Information493
Appendix BTemplate Tag Reference499
Appendix CAdvanced Installation and Troubleshooting Guide523

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