Installing Magnolia CMS on Windows with IIS.

Magnolia CMS is probably the most popular Java-based content management system. There are free and commercial versions available. We are going to show you an easy way to deploy Magnolia on Microsoft IIS web server using Helicon Zoo with a single .war file.

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Installing Open Blue Dragon on Windows with IIS.

OpenBD (Open Blue Dragon) is a powerful open-source CFML engine. Here we are going to show you how to deploy it on IIS with the help of Helicon Zoo.

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Provocative SEF URLs with ISAPI_Rewrite

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with SilverStripe

SilverStripe is an open source content management system and framework. It supports SE-friendly URLs but for Apache Web Server only. In this short article we will show how to use this feature with ISAPI_Rewrite under IIS.
In this article we suppose you already have IIS and ISAPI_Rewrite 3 installed. To write the article we used ISAPI_Rewrite 3.1.0.56 and SilverStripe 2.2.2.

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with MediaWiki

MediaWiki is a powerful and very popular wiki-engine which was originally written for a popular free encyclopedia – Wikipedia. In this short article you will see how to configure SE-friendly URLs in MediaWiki and how ISAPI_Rewrite can help you with it.
In this article we suppose you already have IIS and ISAPI_Rewrite 3 installed. To write the article we used ISAPI_Rewrite 3.1.0.56 and MediaWiki 1.13.1.

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with Drupal

Drupal is a very popular CMS (Content Management System) that supports SE-friendly URLs. It is designed for usage with Apache Web Server and has no default solution to use with IIS. But of course you can use this CMS with IIS Web Server and ISAPI_Rewrite will help you to enable SE-friendly URLs. This short article describes how to setup Drupal to use with ISAPI_Rewrite 3.
In this article we suppose you already have IIS and ISAPI_Rewrite 3 installed. To write the article we have used ISAPI_Rewrite 3.1.0.56 and Drupal 6.4.

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with WordPress

WordPress is state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards and usability. No surprise it supports SE-friendly URLs. This short article describes how to setup WordPress for usage with ISAPI_Rewrite 3.
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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with Mambo CMS

Mambo is the very popular CMS (Content Management System) that supports SEO-friendly URLs. t is designed for usage with Apache Web Server, and it has no default solution to use with IIS and ISAPI_Rewrite. But of course you can use this CMS with IIS Web Server, and ISAPI_Rewrite will help you to enable SE-friendly URLs. This short article describes how to setup Mambo to use with ISAPI_Rewrite 3. In this article we suppose you already have IIS and ISAPI_Rewrite 3 installed. To write the article we used ISAPI_Rewrite 3.1.0.56 and Mambo 4.5.6. Continue reading

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs for phpBB

phpBB is the most popular bulletin board engine at the moment. It offers fantastic set of features but unfortunately Search Engine Friendly (SEF or SEO) URLs is not among them. Why you may need to have SEF URLs for your phpBB forum? Because Search Engines give higher rank for pages with keywords in links. Forum is usually a great traffic generator for your web site and by using SEF URLs you can significantly increase its search engine ranking. Additionally these URLs are more pleasant for human eyes since contain readable and understandable keywords and look cleaner. Continue reading

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with Joomla

Joomla is a very popular CMS (Content Management System) that supports SE-friendly URLs. It is designed for usage with Apache Web Server, and it has no default solution to use with IIS and ISAPI_Rewrite. But of course you can use this CMS with IIS Web Server, and ISAPI_Rewrite will help you to enable SE-friendly URLs. This short article describes how to setup Joomla to use with ISAPI_Rewrite 3. In this article we suppose you already have IIS and ISAPI_Rewrite 3 installed. To write the article, we used ISAPI_Rewrite 3.1.0.56 and Joomla 1.5.6. Continue reading

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