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Keeping accurate counts of library event registrants with Mugo Web’s Add Child feature

Libraries are much more than stacks of books that you can borrow. They are hubs of community activity; every library website should have features that make it easy for patrons to find and register for events and programs for their families.

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Authenticating user login with external systems using Symfony’s Guard Component

One of the most common features in any website is the login system which validates a user’s credentials and grants role-based access to certain content and functions. The Symfony-based Ibexa DXP includes a standard login system which checks encrypted login credentials against user information stored in the CMS’s database.

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Modifying field formats and the Content Name Pattern in Ibexa DXP

Content management systems, including the Ibexa DXP, typically create a Content Name for each content item stored in the database. Content Names are automatically generated from attributes required for a content type, and so do not necessarily match other content attributes, such as Title, that users can edit directly.

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Using Lambda scripting to automatically cost-optimize on-demand AWS resource use

Using on-demand compute resources from Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a great way to optimize the infrastructure costs associated with your site or application.

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Managing on-demand AWS infrastructure for maximum cost optimization

On-demand IT infrastructure is a great option for cost-conscious companies that want enterprise-class technology without investing in physical hardware or dedicated space in a datacenter. And Amazon Web Services (AWS) is as a leader in the on-demand infrastructure category with plenty of options for cost optimization.

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Picking the right pricing plan for AWS storage and compute resources

Amazon Web Services (AWS) can be a great solution for businesses that want to host their data and applications in a flexible, on-demand environment.

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Google’s FLoC signals the need for publishers to grow diverse revenue streams

Google’s recent announcements about its “privacy sandbox” – a collection of browser-based technologies the tech giant is pushing as the new industry standard for programmatic ad targeting – offers a glimpse of online advertising’s probable future following the inevitable demise of third-party cookies.

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Questions to ask as you plan a library website project

Prioritizing features for your library’s new website goes well beyond bells and whistles. How will the new site encourage patron engagement, what are the exact hurdles you will need to clear during the project, and how will the site eventually justify your investment?

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Disciplined development process guides Business of Apps’ innovation on WordPress CMS

Business of Apps is always looking to add features to its WordPress websites to keep pace with the rapidly changing apps market, the focus of the B2B publisher’s daily news coverage, opinion, and events.

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Cleaning up the data structure and workflow for a new CleanerSolutions.org site

The Cleaner Solutions laboratory conducts dozens of new, highly detailed cleaning product reviews each month. But an outdated data input workflow and publishing process resulted in the CleanerSolutions.org website being updated irregularly and some research simply falling through the cracks and never being published.

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Single sign-ons on a multi-site Ibexa DXP install using Symfony kernel events

The Ibexa DXP excels at multi-site installations. For example, on the same installation, you can create multiple sites that share the same database, or that share the same code but use independent databases. Different sites can share the same base design and templates, but make use of site-specific overrides where relevant. For sites with user logins, you might need Single Sign-On (SSO) behavior, so that whenever a user logs in to one site, they are automatically logged in to all sites without having to re-enter their credentials. In this post, we'll review how to implement SSO logins on an Ibexa DXP website, specifically one where some of the sites are still using eZ Publish legacy siteaccesses.

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Using the Moneris Hosted Payment Page with data preload to reduce card testing fraud

If you use Moneris for payment processing, its Hosted Payment Page with data preload increases security, reduces fraud, and ultimately saves the merchant money by reducing chargeback fees incurred by fraudulent card testing.

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