Displaying Analog Clock on Blog..

Is was not too difficult to display an analog clock on your blog. Please browse this site, and choose an option : Clocks for your Web Sites. You may get for free the analog clock source code.

The next step is to change or customized clock parameter as you like; for example : clock mode, timezone, color; etc. Click your choice of clock mode for the first the follow by coloring; size and timezone.

After all, now you can copy the source code which will put on your blog widget (sidebar). Then please you do this following steps :

1. Log in to yout blog.
2. Click Lay out Tab; then Page Element Tab.
4. Add Gadget; Choose HTML/Java Script Widget.
5. Put you source code and Save.

You may choose HTML Source Code for Sidebar and Embed Source Code for diplaying analog clock in Post Content.

How to Write a Blog....

by: Jill
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Internet is rife with blogs (short for a web log) on every topic under the sun. From personal journal-type sites to music-review sites to fashion-criticism to political-commentary and everything between, you can find blogs on any subject you can think of.

Why are so many people blogging?
Blogging has gained immense popularity in the last couple of years, and thousands of new blogs are created each month. But why? Well, as technology evolves, so do we. The beauty of the Internet is not only the wealth of information it provides, but also the connectivity the access to the thoughts, feelings, opinions, pictures and videos of other people across the globe. Maybe it's because we're naturally voy

euristic, or maybe it's the innate human need to have a sense of community (we are social creatures, after all), but whatever the reason, blogging is wildly popular, and probably not going anywhere. In fact, as the news media declines in these tough economic times, bloggers are gaining more and more power in terms of taking on the role of opinion makers.

Why should you blog?

Blogging has a great number of benefits in fact, there are probably as many reasons to blog as there are types of blogs. Many people use blogs as an extension of their careers their blogs are forums by which their employees and/or clients can contact them and keep up with what's happening day to day. For others, a blog is an outlet for creativity. Writers, cooks, musicians, and designers are just a few of the types of people who can use a blog to share their passion with the world by posting poems, recipes, songs, general observations, event dates, photos and new projects. Some people use blogs simply to increase their web site ranking in the search engines, as regular updates help keep web sites relevant. And some people just want someone to talk to, so they talk to everyone via a personal-journal-type blog.

Where can you get a blog?
There a lots of free blogging sites to help you set up a blog and get started. Blogspot is a very simple one to use, and you can get set up and going in just a few minutes. But don't be fooled, just because everyone and their dog seems to have a blog these days doesn't mean blogging is easy. Successful blogs are relevant, topical, and regularly updated.

How do you get started?
If you want to start a blog, the most important thing to do is to choose a theme: what is your blog going to be about? Writing, painting, cooking, fashion, politics, sports? Try to narrow your focus to make creating content easier, a blog that's not narrowly-enough defined can cause problems when it's time to come up with something specific to write about. The most effective blogs tend to be those that are very specific in their subject matter, so don't just pick a topic, pick a niche within a topic. For example, if you're a trend-watcher, pick a specific area to focus on: new trends as seen where you live, for example. Or instead of starting a blog about sports, focus on one sport, or one state's various sport teams, or even just one team. The more narrowly you focus your topic, the easier it is to overcome writers block down the road, and to ultimately make your blog successful (that is, getting people, besides your mom, your co-workers and your spouse, to read it).

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Making Blog Comment Form more Friendly and Easier

You may want your blog articles commented by visitors, so you have to make more friendly and easier comment form. You can modify your blog by putting one line code that will display the comment form at the place as you like in your blog. I knew about this tip from some blogger who dont satisfy with default comment form. This tip only usable for other templates that are not default Blogger template (served by Blogger).

I applied this tip in this blog.. then the result as you can see.. the comment form displayed in main home page and article pages.

Please ...take attention for the following steps :
1. Make Login to your blog (blogger).
2. Click Layout.
3. Click Edit HTML.
4. Full Downlod first your template to avoid any mistake.
5. Make choice for Expand Template.
5. Please look for this code..:

around at below of post section :

6. Put this code below of above mentioned code (at No.5).

7. If you wish to display comment form at main home page, please look for this code

8. Put this code below of above mentioned code (at No.7).

Please make setting for comment look like the following :
- Comments : Show
- Who can comment? : Anyone
- Comment Form Placement : Embedded below post.
- Show word verification for comments : Yes.


Why Most Blogs Never Get Much Traffic..?

By: Ted Demopoulos

If you're famous, like Mick Jagger or Robert Scoble or Madonna, write it and they will come. You can write about anything you want, and lots of people will read it.
Unfortunately, you my friend are probably not famous, just like I'm not. If we write on whatever we find interesting and exciting, it's unlikely many other people will have matching interests.

Oh some may find your posts on the advances of bowling ball technology fascinating, but they probably won't care for your extensive coverage of laptop battery time extension techniques or any details of your belly button lint collection. And the belly button lint aficionados probably find bowling balls and batteries boring.
In other words, it's NOT about you - what you're interested in. No one cares about what you're interested in (unless you're famous), and very few people will have interests that parallel yours.

But wait, if it doesn't matter what you're interested in, what about all this stuff about "passion" and "passionate bloggers are successful bloggers" you keep hearing? How can you write passionately about something you're not interested in?
Well, you probably can't, but the solution is simple -- a one word answer:
FOCUS! I repeat, FOCUS!!
Write about ONE thing you are passionately interested in, maybe Nubian dwarf goat husbandry or American Civil War history or the evolution of belly button lint collections in museums. There are plenty of people, potential readers, for any ONE of those topics. Even belly button lint has 274,000 hits on Google, and yes there appear to be blogs on the topic too.
I'm writing about Web 2.0 stuff and how it affects business, things like blogging and podcasting etc. I'm NOT writing about fishing or Chinese cooking or biking or wine or many other things I'm passionate about, because it's not about me. And yeah, I should work about being more focused too . . .
But what about Robert Scoble? He's a blogger and his claim to fame is from blogging. Despite Robert being a great guy I read regularly he isn't very focused.
Well, you need to be and so do I if we care about traffic -- Robert is famous anf he started blogging in a simpler time when there was less competition.
And now I must leave you as I'm stranded in an airport and my laptop battery is almost dead. Fortunately I have the latest "Popular Nubian Dwarf Goat Husbandry" with me. Maybe I'll check my belly button too . . .

By: Ted Demopoulos

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Getting more traffic for website and blog by SEO Technique.

seo more traffic
Putting your websites and your blogs on top page of search engines is a good way to help promote it and increase more traffic, but putting to the top page of the search engines is where you want to be; need some modification activity. This modification activity call as Search Engines Optimization. In Google way as mentioned in Google’s Search Engines Optimization Starter Guide; SEO is often about making small modification to part of your websites or blogs. When view individually, this changes might seem like incremental improvement, but when combined with other optimization, will have noticeable impact on your sites performance in search engine.

I may divide this activity into 2 (two) kind of ways :

1). Internally.
Before you submit your website to a search engine you want to first make sure your site is rich in content and that you are avoiding all spam and html tricks. Then, once you're listed, keep these keep points in mind. Next is to create unique and accurate title page. A title tag tell both users and search engines what the topic of particular page is. The title of your homepage can list the name of your website or blog and could include other bits of important information; ie. the main focus of your page content.

The other optimization that may modified internally is : content; keyword; domain name; metatag; and tag system. The content and keyword should be relevance with the database system of the Search Engine. The topic of content and keyword may check by word tracker tools. The others internal factor is not too many image and flash; avoidance of mistakes script and code, and avoidance of broken link. You may to get benefits of image with alt (alternation); put the keywords in image alt. Some websites may to generates xml site maps file in order to meet of optimization by search engines. Improve your url content structure; categories; filename; internal link; think to make easier for the search engines to crawl it. Search Engine like seem a kind of database system that has been design to looking for an url as customer asking for. It will be done by indexing url or ftp address by the program that call as spider, boot or crawler; and they will do this depend on the relevance of your site and their database property.

2). Externaly.
The first step of webmaster optimization externally activity mainly submitting url into the Searh Engine for example to Google Add URL then following by verified it. In verification process they needs some data of your page; usually express by metatag or uploading a html file. And the next steps is adding xml site maps; for a websites the site maps may be generate first by a site maps generator. Fod blog that already completed by RSS Feed the site maps may RSS or atom xml.

The others external factors could be : back link or link popularity from others to the website. Link Exchange system become popular since last several times. Friend maker sites and forum or group maker sites, or sites catalog, becoming the other way for dropping link. Make your back link form very simple as minimum html hyperlink way.

Does Google AdSense Really Work?

By: Chris Sandberg

One of a beginner's question is "can someone really make money with Google?" The answer is a resounding yes. However, it depends on what blog you are putting up, and how much effort you are putting in. Take a look on the two real cases below, to understand what I mean.

Case #1 There's a blog about investing that has just about five visitors a day, with almost the same number of page views. It rarely earns from Google AdSense but if it gets a click, it's worth about $2.

Case #2 Another is a foreign lyrics site with about 2000 visitors, and 6000 page views a day. Search engine optimization is not a problem since most of its visitors naturally come from Google. If you see the numbers above, you'll surely think that "hey, that should earn a lot in AdSense!" However, it just earns about $5 a day, merely $0.05 per click.Well, $5 still sounds good. It can cover up the monthly web hosting payment at least. But come to think of it, if the investing blog in case #1 has just the same number of visitors and page views a day, with an average of 100 clicks per day in AdSense, how much do you think it will earn?

Google AdSense is a program from Google that allow its members to display relevant ads in their websites or blogs. Relevant means that these ads are related to the content of the website the ads are in. Since it is just one piece of code pasted in the site's html document, different types of ads appear in every page of the site unless the site just cover a single topic. So, if you are writing about investing like the site in Case #1, ads that will appear in the site could be: Earn Money at Home, Forex Chart, or Mutual Fund Investing. With these relevant ads, your visitors will likely to click on them. More visitors clicking on the ads, more payment from Google.

So in setting up a site or blog, and you want to earn money from AdSense, it is smart to look over the keywords in your topic, the competition in your niche, and if the number of visitors you are expecting is achievable. The reason you have to take note of these is because these are the factors that will determine how much you will earn from AdSense. So, it is really a combination of smart writing and internet marketing.

Author Resource:-> Chris is the editor of, a Google fan blog that features updates on different Google products, and tips like how to make money with Google.

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Blog Design: 7 Tips

By: Ted Demopoulos

Most blog platforms come with some basic blog designs. They may call them templates or themes or something similar, and usually they are not bad although some customization is pretty common. I often see some common mistakes, and hopefully you will be able to avoid them after this discussion.

1) Include an "about me" page or at very least have information about you in your sidebar. Make it prominent and make it truly about you, not some resume-like page.
If people find your blog and like what you have to say, they're going to want to know something about you.

2) Have contact information easily visible: an email or maybe even a phone number. Your email can be displayed as a graphic to prevent spammers from harvesting it easily. You can always use a different address than your main address if you like. You could use a throw away address such as a yahoo or a hotmail address.

Visible contact information will make you seem more real and although people may occasionally contact you, it will be far less often than you might think.

Robert Scoble, one of the more popular bloggers on the planet, has his phone number listed and he doesn't get that many calls. I have my number listed also, and I might have somebody call me every two or three months. When it's that infrequent, it's a pleasure to talk to somebody who has taken the initiative to reach out to you.

3) Include a picture of yourself. Blogs are personal, even business blogs, and people who visit yours will want to know what you look like. It's also easier to built trust if your picture is visible. No, you don't absolutely need a picture, but it's strongly recommended. Sometimes people might think you are hiding something if you don't have one.

4) Some of your blog posts are going to be much more popular than others (you may be surprised which ones they are). I call these your classic hits.

Don't bury your classic hits, your most popular blog posts. Highlight them somehow. You might for example have a most popular posts section in the sidebar. That's what I have, a most popular post section and I list my most popular posts based on the ones that are read the most.

Other people do it slightly differently. For example, Brian Clark at has a "Popular Articles" in his sidebar and under that he lists his most popular blog posts. Yaro Starak, on his blog Entrepreneurs-Journey, calls his most popular blog posts "Popular Articles" and lists them at the very top.

Somehow or another highlight them. You might do something as simple as create a category called "most popular" and include popular blog posts in that category.

5) Don't have a blog banner that is too big! The banner is the top portion of your blog that goes across the top. It might have a picture of you there, the name of the blog, perhaps some graphic -- they vary quite a bit.

You don't want your banner to be big. No one should need to scroll down to see your content. People decide really quickly when they first reach a Web Site, and that includes blogs, whether to read orleave.

6) Make sure your blog is visually appealing or at least not ugly.

Avoid bright colors. Stick to reasonable fonts like Times New Roman and Arial. Have someone with a good eye look at your blog, preferably a graphic designer. Everytime I start a blog and I've started dozens for myself, for friends, and for clients, I always get a graphic designer to at least look at it after I am done.

The problem is that it might look OK to you or me, probably neither having a particularly good eye nor appropriate training, but it still might look really ugly to others. Having a graphic designer take a quick look at it is good insurance.

7) Remove any random junk you have from your sidebar that serves no purpose.

Some blogs are just so busy: they have one, two, sometimes three sidebars just crammed full of all kinds of stuff. With some of it you wonder why is it there. What purpose does this serve? Now in my opinion calendars are a prime offender. What good is a calendar there? Some people like them, but to me they serve no purpose.

Empty space in a blog is not only allowable, but it's a good thing. It helps focus eyes on what is important, which is your content and hopefully the few things you choose to put in your sidebar.

Most blogs start with a basic template which is then customized over time. These tips will hopefully help you that with customization and help you avoid common mistakes with blog design.

By: Ted Demopoulos

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Three main reasons bloggers don't earn a penny.

Three main reasons bloggers don't earn a penny.

Blogging can give you a lot of fun and it can bring you some income. But, you know that there can be some problems with it, I mean in bringing desired income. And if you are totally aware of these problems at the beginning you will keep yourself of losing time and money and get what you desire for. You will achieve your goals faster and become better blogger with higher income rate.

So, what are the three reasons that keep bloggers from growing income?
They are:
1) decreasing desire day-by-day (burnout)
2) Same thing (sameness)
3) Unfocused work

As mentioned above decreasing desire is one of reasons bloggers fail. Because when blogger starts a blog, the chances are good that was very excited about it. Blogger sees income coming, good results in his mind, but not in real world. Also, he thinks that returns were going to be very quick. But after he realizes that is not that simple to earn some money the next day and desire to make it real of course falls down the roof.
It becomes boring day by day and he gives up. Now, you know that you have to notice it in your mind to drive you through these stopping feelings.

Second reason bloggers fail is sameness. In most cases it refers to that it can be not that easy to find your exact 'niche'. Blogger can know the main theme, but to differ from crowd you have to put something that will make your blog unique and interesting. You can use your tactics such as bonuses, unique content, funny things, things that your visitors will love.

And third reason is lack of focus. Internet is such a thing that it is hard to be focused on one thing. There are too many things that grab your attention. You get too many ideas at once and don't finish what you started.

So, you have to write your goals first on the paper, and make sure you have defined steps to achieve them. And now you have in your mind things that can stop you from profiting from your blogs. After plan is written just make it step-by-step and you will see the results in your bank account very soon, guaranteed!

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Document sharing at

Google docs at may be used to perform document sharing on the internet. This application is very useful when you want to share documents with others via the Internet. Type of document that can be done is html, word processing, spreadsheets, pdf, etc..

We must first login to Google docs, and then upload the document, save and publish, and we will then be given a link to the document. Documents also can be edited with the same origin with the other parties if they are given access rights.

Not too difficult and a lot of different benefits because sharing with the document is the direct link, while sharing with the other application when we called are limited that we must do download first.

For example think about are like this ...Click this..

Using Microsoft Access Interface for MySQL Database

Many of webs are bases in php and MySQL ; you may make a MySQL database interface with using MS (Microsoft) Access application. Now you need a connection between your MS Access application with MySQL database. It could be happen with help of MyODBC driver. ODBC or ODBC API (Open Database Connectivity Application Programming Interface) is a driver that usually included in Windows platform, on driven you will be able to connect to any database in a network.
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In Windows this ODBC sometimes use for connection to SQL Server database.
In order to connect to MySQL database you have to download newest of MyODBC 5.51 drivers from; ensure that you must get a Windows msi installer. The next step is installing of MyODBC 5.51 drivers.

Now you have to create a DSN file that will be use as connection mediator between your MS Access and MySQL database. Create a new MS Access mdb file then following by getting external data (File - Get External Data - Link Tables); choose an ODBC option on file types. And now you have to create a new DSN Name file; let example name is Test.dsn

And then you will face on a dialog box that asking for a connection to which of your MySQL server. You have to fill the parameter on your MySQL database : Server, User, Password, and Datase, Then you are connected you will be able to edit your table content.

For the next session connection and for security reason you have to make blank parameter in DSN Name file; let take a look like :

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Easy Web, Easy CMS, CMS Made Simple

You may to look for easy web for building CMS (Content Management System), in my opinion CMS Made Simple is one of very easy web and very easy CMS (Content Management System) that you can choose to operate. Even you don’t have enough any knowledge and skill about HTML code or building a website, CMS Made Simple has way out with a lot of documentation, tutorial, and forum. CMS Made Simple is an open source Content Management System with a suitable php MySQL for Apache Server (Apachefriends XAMPP, WampServer, etc.). Please check this blog post Installing Apachefriends Xampp Server.

Before you are thinking about to put a CMS in a web server hosting site, an installation in your PC or your LAN Server is recommended in order to check out the conformity of a CMS capability and your needed. However it could be better if then following by expressing your CMS in your company LAN Server. Windows platform will be as common example for CMS Made Simple.

A journey and trying to install CMS Made Simple as your best chosen CMS will give you a good learning path. Please download the CMS Made Simple Core then look for file full.tar.gz in the name e.g. cmsmadesimple-1.2.4-full.tar.gz (always check for latest version). Untar the source package (by right click the cmsmadesimple file) and extract the file to document root dir or www root on your webserver, look for htdocs directory or www root in Apachefriends XAMPP and put there. And you will guided to install automatically There are some important point regarding installation of this opensource; for example is :
- You have to create MySQL Database.
- You have to create writable empty config.php file
- You may have security password for the database and CMS admin.

After you have complete installation; you will face to your CMS Made Simple webpage and administration panel or dashboard. You may operate your site from admin panel; in your new site you will get a lot of information of this CMS and how to operate. Even you will ask for a HTML Template completed with CSS; you can build HTML template by copying an opensource or import a xml templates. You will finishing the sites by placing tag in you page as you like. For example if you need a page about news you may just put news tag on your template page, if you need adsense in your page then you need to put adsense tag; and so on.

CMS Made Simple; so easy, its feel like taking a holiday!
You may take a holiday to this site

Building e-Learning with Dokeos


E-Learning System is distance learning and education process by using computer technology for achieving the objecyives. Browser client side, Web and Web 2.0 is very common way for this system; so many benefits compare with GUI System; for example : Learning Content/Object Exchanges.

Dokeos is an elearning and course management web application, and is free software (GNU GPL). It's translated into 30 languages, SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model) compliant, and light and flexible. LCMS (Learning Content Management System) is an e-learning system that has ability in making, storing, assy, and forwarding a learning content in standard form (ie. SCORM). The main objective of learning content standardization is to make easy of learning content moving from one system to another. LCMS has ability to manage a learning content and virtual learning behaviour. Learning path become important in the learning process and Dokeos has ability to build this activity.

Dokeos supports many different kinds of learning and collaboration activities Teachers/ trainers can create, manage and publish their courses through the web. Students/trainees can follow courses, read content or participate actively through groups, forums, chat. Technically, Dokeos is a web application written in PHP that stores data in a MySQL database. Users access it using a web browser.

If you would like to know more or help develop this software, please visit :

Dokeos imports Scorm compliant learning contents. It imports then "On the shelve" contents from many companies : NETg, Skillsoft, Explio, Microsoft, Macromedia, etc.. Admin interface imports users through CSV and XML. You can create a CSV file from a list of users in MS Excel. OpenOffice can export to both CSV and XML formats. Many database management systems, like Oracle, SAP, Access, SQL-Server, LDAP ...
export to CSV and/or XML.. Dokeos includes a LDAP module that allows admin to deactivate MySQL authentication and replace it by connection to a LDAP directory.

Client side, Dokeos runs on any browser : Firefox, MS Internet Explorer (5.0+), Netscape (4.7+), Mozilla (1.2+), Safari, Opera,

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A sightseeing of AppServ..

AppServIf you have been familiar with Apache Server and MySQL Database Server, then you will know about AppServ server. AppServ server. is a server package that compose of : Apache, PHP, MySQL, and phpMyAdmin. It’s a kind of light server that have ability to setup in Windows flatform, but AppServ is recommended to run in Linux.
The objective of this package is EASY to Install Apache, PHP, MySQL, AppServe promote : You can setup web server, and database server in 1 minute. If your needed is Easy Installing and you don’t want to make any configuration, AppServe id suitable for you.

AppServ 2.6.0 consist of :
· Apache 2.2.8
· PHP 6.0.0-dev
· MySQL 6.0.4-alpha
· phpMyAdmin-2.10.3

Apache, PHP and MySQL in this AppServe looks new, but phpMyAdmin-2.10.3 is not so. There is recommendation from AppServe about version : We recommend for all AppServ user. You do not upgrade to new version every time when released. You should to select some version for your work if you think this version stable for you. New version is not mean good.
Actually if you like a light server; you may install Apache, PHP and MySQL only, then about managing the database you may install MySQL Administrator separately. But this is not an objective of AppServe that concern to easy install and configuration. AppServ have only special configuration when install, Apache configure httpd.conf, MySQL configure my.ini, PHP configure php.ini.But AppServ can guaranty any package from AppServ can work stable like Official of Apache, PHP, MySQL Release.

MySQL Administrator can manage the MySQL database and the front was made look like database manager regularly; its look like database GUI almost looklike similar as SQL Server in Windows. The other way phpMyAdmin had some advantage; i.e you may setting up to be able to access by browser completely.

PHP-Nuke: Web Portal System

PHP-Nuke: Web Portal System almost has completely features and modules that will make you satisfy in large server, but some modules you may not need then you can discard those in order to reduce the size.

PHP-Nuke is a Web Portal System or content management system. The goal of PHP-Nuke is to have an automated web site to distribute news and articles with users system. Each user can submit comments to discuss the articles. Main features include: web based admin, surveys, top page, access stats page with counter, user customizable box, themes manager for registered users, friendly administration GUI with graphic topic manager, option to edit or delete stories, option to delete comments, moderation system, Referers page to know who link us, sections manager, customizable HTML blocks, user and authors edit, an integrated Banners Ads system, search engine, backend/headlines generation (RSS/RDF format), and many, many more friendly functions. PHP-Nuke is written 100% in PHP and requires Apache Web server, PHP and a SQL (MySQL, MySQL4, msSQL, PostgreSQL, Access, ODBC, DB2, Oracle and SQLite). Support for 33 languages, Yahoo like search engine, Comments option in Polls, lot of themes, Ephemerids manager, File Manager, Headlines, download manager, faq manager, advanced blocks systems, reviews system, newsletter, categorized articles, multilanguage content management, phpBB Forums included and a lot more.


When you are succes for downloading PHP-Nuke; you will face to Francisco Burzi ( welcome note, therefore you will realy know what about PHP-Nuke is :
"Welcome to PHP-Nuke!

First of all, thanks a lot to download this software, I hope that you can enjoy it.

PHP-Nuke is free software, released under GNU GPL Licence version 2.0 (see COPYING file for details)

PHP-Nuke is the result of many years administrating a news site called Linux Preview ( First, around August 1998, I wrote my own code in Perl called NUKE and used it for about 1 year,then my site goes big, so I needed a more powerfull system and decided to use Slash, the same used in Slashdot site. It's good but you realy need to know Perl to modify it, need too many modules, need to load
a damn daemon that sucks all your CPU power. My Pentium III just appears to be a 386 each minute the daemon make its work. Well, then I discovered Thatware, a good project to have a news site under PHP. I learned PHP in less than a week and nitiate to modify it. There are too many mods to mention, it was practicaly a rewrite. I added some cool stuff, deleted some others and after more than 380 hours of hard work in 3 weeks! PHP-Nuke was born.

On August 17, 2000 I sold to and now I have all the time to dedicate to the development of PHP-Nuke. From January 2001 to January 2002, PHP-Nuke has been financially supported by MandrakeSoft, the folks that made Mandrake Linux. This gave me and PHP-Nuke a lot of oxigen and made possible a lot of stuff.

Now, I'm alone with this killer project. There is a lot of help from the people that uses and develop modules and themes. Now, is a big site with a lot of users and helpful information for any user around the world. There is also a strong user's community sites in almost any language you can imagine. Just go to and enjoy this great community!

For installation instructions, go and read INSTALL file, also remember to read CREDITS file to know from where comes the things. The TODO file is the list of features that I'll add in future versions, read it also.

Please, enjoy PHP-Nuke and remember that this is free GPL software and comes without any warranty and without technical support, so please don't email me asking how to make this or that, I'll ignore that type of emails. PHP-Nuke isn't perfect, but your suggestions and feedback can help all us to have a very well done portal system!

PS: Sorry for my English, I'm not english spoken guy. Also, remember I receive
too many Emails, so I can't answer to all you, but for sure I'll read all
Emails I receive.

-- Francisco Burzi ("

Expandable Post Summaries..

You may make blog post by using expandable post tools scripts that has been explained by the Bloger Help : How can I create expandable post summaries?. So you and the reader will face to your part of post in the main page and whole part in post page or archieve page.
I as common people an also some other close surrounding bloggers has been a little confuse about that explanation. Therefore, I made little experience about this thing. The result is in about twice of my experiences; the script modification is work correctly.

First Step :
Make full download of your xml blog template in to your PC. Edit the file by using XML Editor, in this matter I used PSPad Editor. After you have finished your modification, following by uploading. I you have make a fatal mistakes in your editor, the file then cannot be uploaded. Otherwise if the scripts is true then nothing happens, its mean your scripts is still wrong.

Second Step :

Third Step :

You may change the “Read More” by other word or by image as you like, so you will get more attractive. If you paln to used an image, of course you have to host first.

Fourth Step :
Upload the XML file in to your blog template (Edit HTML part)

Fifth Step :
Make post modification as same as The Blogger Help has explained :

The beginning will be appear in the main page and whole of your post will be appear in post page or archives.
That’s it The steps is more than The Blogger Help steps, but this condition is easier for common people and common bloggers. Although the right thing is The Blogger Help was done.


Installing Vertrigo Server

VertigoServ as http web server is very easy to install, if you have download this application just click for setup and then follow the instruction process. Dont forget you should click for accepted the license terms; GPL GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE; For example at the begining of GPL.txt; said : "Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed".

You should keep the suggested default directory unless you have a good reason for choosing another directory. If you click Install to begin the installation. You will see some windows popping up and closing again. This is normal as the VertrigoServ installer sets up the various software components.
"VertrigoServ has been developed as a highly professional, easy to install package consisting of Apache (HTTP web server), PHP (reflective programming language), MySQL (multithreaded, multi-user, SQL Database Management System), SQLite (ACID-compliant relational database management system), SQLiteManager (multilingual web based tool to manage SQLite database), PhpMyAdmin (tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL) and Zend Optimizer (which increases runtime performance up to 40%) for Windows platform. With a convenient all-in-one installer, all components are installed in a single directory and can be used immediately after the installation process has completed. An uninstaller allows you to remove the VertrigoServ from hard disc. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore highly suitable for internet distribution. VertrigoServ is excellent both for beginners and for advanced users."

Vertrigo Control Panel

Your web page or directory should be placed in http root; in Vertrigo ussualy we will go to this directory : C:\ProgramFiles\VertrigoServ\www. But dont worry you will find out Vertrigo Control Panel in the active tray if you entered shortcut in the desktop. You can easily manage you server and the database from the control panel. Managing database will be same as Apachefriends XAMPP, but in Vertrigo application this database already has security password (check the readme.txt), later you have to change this password.

The size of Vertrigo directroy smaller than ApacheFriends XAMPP; so this will be suitable for small up to medium server; on which the file size is were important.

Installing ApacheFriends XAMPP Server...!!

According to my experieced, if you want to install ApacheFriends XAMPP in Windows flatform as your dinamyc webserver, mainly there are two way :
1. Installation from exe file.
2. Installation from tar.gz or zip file.

In case of installation from exe file, download and unzip the 7-zip or zip archives (exe file) into the folder of your choice. Install (cliking setup) into your highest directory, then follow the instruction of installation process. The other way is installation from tar.gz or zip file, unpack the file then place in your highest directory; ussualy is C:\xampp.

ApacheFriends XAMPP
XAMPP 1.6.2 Instalation.

I am using ApacheFriends XAMPP (basic package) version 1.5.4a and XAMPP win-32 162 installer; which mainly compose of :

+ Apache 2.2.3
+ MySQL 5.0.24a
+ PHP 5.1.6 + PHP 4.4.4 + PEAR
+ PHP-Switch win32 1.0 (von Apachefriends, man nehme die "php-switch.bat")
+ XAMPP Control Version 2.3 from
+ XAMPP Security 1.0
+ SQLite 2.8.15
+ OpenSSL 0.9.8d
+ phpMyAdmin
+ ADOdb 4.91
+ Mercury Mail Transport System v4.01b
+ FileZilla FTP Server 0.9.18
+ Webalizer 2.01-10
+ Zend Optimizer 3.0.1
+ eAccelerator0.9.5 RC1 for PHP 5.1.6 (unused, modify the php.ini)

After your installation is complete, please go inside to XAMPP directory then find out "XAMPP Control Panel for Windows" enter then you will see XAMPP Control Panel. Click apache start for running the http server then clik mysql start for running mysql database server. If you wish to get automatic forever services, please check the SVC respectively.

XAMPP Control Panel.

And now your http server and database server already running and ready for use. The http root directory is "htdocs", and the database directory for your data is "mysql/data". You need to configure php/php.ini file conform to your needed; for example is mailing addess; and SMTP, ect. Browse the server from localhost : http://localhost or, then you will face to XAMPP page, you can check the php.ini configuration from php info. The http port is 80 and the datacase port is 3306 (by default). You have to place your web file or directory in the http root directory "htdocs".

About the security, the following information is from ApacheFriends :

"A matter of security (A MUST READ!) : As mentioned before, XAMPP is not meant for production use but only for developers in a development environment. The way XAMPP is configured is to be open as possible and allowing the developer anything he/she wants. For development environments this is great but in a production environment it could be fatal. Here a list of missing security in XAMPP: The MySQL administrator (root) has no password. The MySQL daemon is accessible via network. phpMyAdmin is accessible via network. Examples are accessible via network. To fix most of the security weaknesses simply call the following URL: http://localhost/security/ The root password for MySQL + phpMyAdmin and also a XAMPP directory protection can being established here."

XAMPP Security.

According to my experienced, some production server are using ApacheFriends XAMPP; and they have forgoten about the password for database user "pma" and " " with the test database. You will knowing this by accessing the addres with MySQL Administrator installation. It could be interesting item for the hacker. If you have'made password for XAMPP directory; you may to move index file for accesing this directory from the http root, if not the password will asking in http browsing.

phpMyAdmin for managing the MySQL database.

Easy Ways To Make Extra Cash Online

by: Lydia Quinn

There are numerous simple and easy ways to make some extra cash online. This article will give you some ideas.


One of the best ways to earn some extra cash online is by taking surveys. There are many companies that need consumer opinions on a wide range of topics, and many of them will pay you money or with points you can redeem for cash or prizes. It's easy and free to signup and the more surveys you take, the more money and prizes you will get. It just takes a small investment of your time.


If you have decent writing skills, there are many publishers and content distributors who need content for their websites. Two such sites are and, they will pay you for each article you write. You don't have to be a fantastic writer either, just have a good grasp of English and be able to write something of interest on a given topic.


Blogging is fun and easy and, again, you don't need great writing skills. You just need to be able to communicate your thoughts and ideas well. You can get your own customizable blog by getting a domain and hosting package that includes the Fantastico module. This module allows you to install the blogging software, WordPress, with 1 simple click. It's super fast and easy and you'll be blogging in no time. Once you have some visitors, you can add Adsense ads or affiliate ads to leverage your visitors and make money from them. Remember, the more interesting your topic, the more people will be interested, and the more readers you get, the more money you will make from your advertising. Blogs can be about anything, what do you have a passion for? What is your interest? Blog about it!

Affiliate Marketing

Many online companies have affiliate programs., for instance, has a great affiliate program that allows you to sign up and get a customized URL to any page or area of their site. Then you can send this URL to your friends and family and encourage them to buy gifts from With every purchase from your affiliate link, you get a commission! There are thousands of other affiliate programs out there, in addition to Amazon's program.

Sell Your Extra Stuff

We all have extra stuff laying around our houses or garages. Why not get rid of it and make some money too? Get your stuff and take a picture, write a description and put it up on eBay. You may find that something you thought that wasn't worth anything, is actually worth something!

Contests, Sweepstakes and Instant Win Games

Everyday there are new contests, sweepstakes and instant win games launching. If you are vigilant and spend an hour or a few a day entering contests and playing these games, you will win something eventually. Playing these games and contests is often fun anyway, so why not take a chance? Check out for a great list of contests, sweepstakes and instant win games.

Free Lottos

You know how you go to the convenience store every week and spend a few bucks on lottery tickets? Well, there are also online lotteries where you can get tickets and win cash prizes. The difference is, these lotteries are free! Yes, free! You can find a list of free lottos at

Online Casinos

There are hundreds of different online casinos on the web. I bet you thought that you needed money to play at them and win? Well, you were wrong. You can signup for free poker tournaments that have cash prizes. There are also slot, roulette and blackjack tournaments that you can play that have real money prizes. All for free! Check out and for listings.

There you go, 8 fun and easy ideas to make some extra cash online!

About The Author
Lydia Quinn writes for, a free and comprehensive paid survey directory list. Visit us at:

Cashing in by Blogging

by: Len Hutton

Believe it or not, but it’s actually possible to make money from blogging. One teenager has, in fact, earned $5,000 a month just from making posts on his blog! Of course, not every blogger is this lucky. It does take some skill, and some luck to make money from blogging. What it also takes is some knowledge of how exactly to generate income just by posting blogs. In this newsletter, we will go over three specific methods of making money on your blog: Adsense, Pay Per Lead, and Affiliate Links.

So how exactly do I make money on my blog?

You do it by working with another company that wants to use your blog as a form of advertising. It sounds like selling out, right? Not exactly. The advertising can be as in your face or subtle as you want. And it can still make you money, provided you have enough visitors to your blog.

What is Adsense?

Adsense is a program offered by Google. The program, if installed, will display ads provided by Google.

How do I get Adsense?

You’ll need to go to, first. At the bottom of the screen is a link for “Advertising Programs”. Click on that. Then click on the link for “Adsense”. Scroll down on the page that comes up and click “Click Here To Apply!” You then fill out the form with information about yourself. After 12-48 hours, Google will notify you via email whether or not your site has been accepted. When you’ve been accepted, set up your ads by doing either of the following:

1. If your blog is hosted on, you can set up your AdSense ads by going to your profile, selecting settings>template>add an element. Then select AdSense and login with your account info. Next, you’ll configure your ads and save the template. That’s it.

2. If you are self-hosting your blog, you’ll have to set up AdSense in more of a manual way. You’ll create your ads(which can be as small or as tall as you want) and then copy the HTML/Javascript code Google gives you. Then you’ll paste it into your blog(on the left, right, or top of the screen).

For the first few days, the ads displayed by Google will be Public Service Announcements. After the ads have been up a few days, though, the ads will switch to ads that are relevant to your blog.

How does Adsense work?

Every time a visitor clicks an Adsense ad, you get a little bit of money(usually around 30-60 cents). The amount you get for each ad clicked depends on the number of unique visitors you receive on your blog. The more visitors, the more money that can be earned.

Google will then send a check or pay you through Paypal once you’ve made at least $100 from the ads.

It is important to remember that Google will penalize you if you click your own ads, or if you ask visitors specifically to click ads. So don’t do that!

Pay Per Click

Pay Per Click is basically just like AdSense, except you don’t just work with Google—you work with multiple companies. BidVertiser is one such company you can sign up with to do Pay Per Click advertising.

How do I get Pay Per Click

You sign up with a site like Bidvertiser and then follow their instructions to set up the Pay Per Click ads on your site.

How does Pay Per Click work?

It works by paying you money each time someone clicks an ad that you display. You won’t get paid for multiple clicks from the same user in the same visitor, nor will you get paid for someone simply visiting your site. You only get paid for legitimate clicks.

Affiliate Links

Affiliate links are basically links which people pay you for. Companies will actually pay owners of popular blogs to post links on their blog. You can do as much Affiliate linking as you want.

How do I get Affiliate Links?

You can get Affiliate links by searching for “Affiliate Link Programs” on the internet. Once you find an Affiliate link program that looks good to you, sign up for it. Then you can follow their instructions for putting the link(s) on your blog.

How do Affiliate Links work?

Like the other two methods mentioned above, Affiliate links work by paying you money each time they are clicked. You get paid for each click per unique visitor.

So that’s it. There’s three legitimate ways to make money from blogging. It is important to keep in mind that the amount of money you are able to make depends on how many visitors your blog draws. If you draw a lot, you’ll make a lot. If not, the money you earn will be modest. But it’s still extra money, so why not do it?

Making money using Adsense, Pay Per Click or Affiliate Link programs is easy and effective. Start monetizing your blog today!

About The Author
Len Hutton is a information publisher specialising in helping people start their own home based business. Get a no cost video showing you step by step how to set up a niche ebook empire at If you are considering using Google Pay-Per-Click Ads to promote your blog check out this web site

Great 100% Free Tools To Build Your Website!

by: Tabby Blades

Free web hosting is no secret, but finding a decent free host most certainly is! If you aren't techie enough to build your own server, and don't really want to pay for hosting. This is a good way to have a nice site for no cost to you to make a blog, show off your vacation photos in a new annoying way, Keep in touch with family, ect.

I've found a few tools I really like over the last few days I've used on this site you're viewing!

Domain Names

First, we're going to need a domain name - if you want to be fancy and get a nice .com feel free to head to Go Daddy, and register one. However, most of the good names are taken, and the one I have works just as well. Eventually we'll run out of .nets and .coms, and everyone will have to go to other extensions realizing they are exactly that.. since anyone can register a dot com they don't win much with me in the way of credibility. There is no 'real business' or 'trustworthy individual' application.

There are plenty free domain names you can get, but most are long and rather ugly. Mine is from a website called ( if you aren't googling it already. You can choose to have your freebie hosting forwarded or do a real deal DNS update which many free domain hosts don't offer. They are ad free, and only ask you place a small button on your page (like the one at the bottom of mine) stating you are a member of the network. I like this site best, but there are plenty others you can grab up with extensions like,, ect.

Okay, we've got a free name! Next on our list is web hosting.


Since I've not got around to the other project i've reminded myself about (Home server/media center) it's time to get some free hosting! I've found many hosts; some better than others. Here's my top list for you to pick from!

#1 Freehostia (

* Disk Space: 250 MB
* Traffic 5Gb
* 2 Domains
* 1 MySQL Database
* Their ads? No
* Your ads? Yes
* Custom 404 Pages

#2 Awardspace (

* Disk Space: 200MB
* Traffic: 5GB
* 2 Domains
* 1 MySQL Database
* Their Ads?: No
* Your Ads?: Yes

The above listed providers have many other features available. There's one thing I dislike about Awardspace.. if a visitor encounters an error on one of your pages they are directed to the providers homepage with no back link or explanation for the error! I went with Free Hostia since I can edit my own 404s. However, you can get more space, traffic, ect. by allowing ads - That opens up your options a lot, but this should be fine for a personal page.

Now we have a domain name, and webhosting for $0.00. : )

Html Editors

Now that we have a place to park we need to get ourselves a car! Usually webhosting editors leave much to be desired if you're not an html wizard, but fear not. You can download many external programs to make this task much easier for you! If you are not very good at html you'll want something with a WYSIWYG(What You See Is What You Get) editor. There are plenty of these out there both commerical and open source.

I'm using Kompozer ( for my editing needs. You can open an existing document, or create a new one. If you have any experience with simple html at all this program will serve you well. For more advanced users you can edit in raw source code, there's a preivew button, view in browser option, ect. ect. All for zero dollars.

There are many other options that offer trial periods or 'restricted versions such as FirstPage, Coffee Cup, ect. I was using firstpage, but it started crashing on me as soon as they added the teaser wanting you to buy their full version..Don't know if they've fixed it or not since then, but you can check it out.

When you get done playing you can either upload directly to your webhosting using FTP with the built in program (though I prefer Filezilla) or you can click source, copy the code, and paste it into your not so friendly editor on your webhost.

Domain, webhosting, and an HTML editor.. that will be $0.00! Please come again. : )

RSS, and updating feeds

The newest thing i'm playing with is what you're reading! I wanted an easier way to do site updates, and integrating a blog seemed a great way to go. I messed with some things, and decided I like blogger the very best.

If you'd like to use blogger ( on your website - I've found FTP to be the easiest way for me.

1. Go to your blogger homepage.
2. Click the Settings tab--- > Select "Publishing"
3. Choose the 'Publish via FTP option.

Now you need to enter your upload information. The FTP server information will be given to you somewhere on your host's page. You'll need to enter..

1. Your host's address FTP server address
2. Blog url (Enter the homepage address if you want the blog there.)
3. Enter the FTP path (/ for the homepage.)
4. Enter your FTP Username and Password.

You can leave everything else alone - As they don't need to be edited to get it working. Click save, and blogger will ask if you want to republish. If you have blogs posted already click 'yes', and they will be uploaded to your webpage instead of blogger's pages.

If you want to change your site's front page content you can visit blogger, and post as normal. When you publish your site will get some new content for your visitors! There's an option to subscribe, view archives, recent posts, ect. So if your friends, family, co-workers, ect. are fans of google reader like I am they can subscribe to your webby, and be notified when you post something new!

Your site will get a nice little subscription url like mine too! ( Clicking it will open up a page asking if you want google reader (or whichever feeder their using) to subscribe them.

You can edit the blog template to look pretty much anyway you like. Just make sure you don't delete any code needed to transport your blog. I did find that trying to paste the template code to Kompozer, editing, and pasting it back to blogger didn't work well..

So, I made the layout how I want it in kompozer, and paste the snippets back in their appropriate places to keep the blog working. A little slower, but nothing monumental.

Bam! Blog with RSS subscribing.. $0.00 folks. : )

Search engines

Something else that's a little irritating to find is a search engine. One that will send results of YOUR site, and not results of others from google. Most of them want some massive monthly, yearly, first born, fee to use theirs or you need the technical know how to code your own.

There are several free ones you can use. Google themselves make a site search - Though there's was not working well for me for some reason. So I went with Free Find ( All you do is sign up, paste the code, have them spider your site, and you have a search for your site.

It'll search all the pages you have, and collect results for your users if you have lots of blogs or files to look through. They offer this service ad free save one banner/small text ads on top of the results page which are not very obtrusive.

You can also customize the results page to appear how you want it too! Check out mine ( by submitting a search for anything. Clicking the logo or 'back link' sends you back to the homepage. You can alternatively select to have a 'web search' as well as site search.

We're still at zero dollars spent and we have a domain, webhost, search engine, HTML editor, blog, and an RSS feed!

There are plenty more freebies you can find by use of everyone's favorite search engine. HTML templates, buttons, graphics, pre-made content, ect. ect. This is a short list of ideas to get you started, but there are LOADS of cool site things available.

The internet was meant to be free - And we need to keep it that way! : )


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Blogging Your Way To Riches

By: Vanson Tan

The emergence of blogs has turned around peoples use of the internet in a way that nobody ever though possible. While, many people were reluctant to embrace it initially, such attitudes towards blogging have long been erased. In their place stand a global population that look out for the latest blog entry rather than they do their favorite newspaper. For anyone willing to write blogging has therefore provided a window of opportunity that few forums provide.

About blogs

It is hard to think of another way of making money on the internet that could match if not beat blogging. By simply sharing out one's thoughts and observations, one stands a chance of earning some reasonable amounts of cash. The best thing is that one need not struggle for ideas or information. Blogging is a personal enterprise so one needs no research. In some cases, however, the blogger could opt to write on a certain interest area or topic.


It is important that the writer makes use of the diversity that blogs avails anyone willing to have their site. Wile one can choose to go entirely personal and make it their diary, blogging can also be used to present very important information. Some blogs have become so popular that they are relied upon to provide news as well as the latest information is fashion, health, sports or other weighty issues. This diversity therefore gives users the freedom to choose their blog's topic. The only consideration to look out for is going out for a topic that is comfortable on. This will make their blogging experience something to enjoy while earning some much needed cash.

Dollars or fun

People engage in blogging for different reasons. While others blog for fun, financial returns have become the next big motivation for blogggers. The concept of earning cash through blogs has become so popular since one does not to struggle. There are various ways through which blogs rake in good returns. There are blogs where one may be paid to submit entries. If you are doing the blogging on your own site, you can earn cash by hosting advertisements on your site. These could be from other blogs, companies or products linked or not connected to whatever one is blogging about.

Starting a blog

While one may choose to start blogging by themselves, an easier option is to start writing one somebody else's blog. This should work out better if the rates are attractive. This will help as one takes time to think about what their blogging will be about. Finally is possible to blog on several sites. This should make the proposition even more interesting.

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Establishing Your Blog To Make Money Online

In order to make money online by blogging there are two schools of thought as to when the best time is to monetize the blog. On the one hand you could immediately start to market to your readers upon launch. Now this makes sense since earning an online income is why you've started the blog to begin with. On the other hand there are those who feel it is best to first establish a reader base before introducing any type of online marketing techniques.

On the surface it would seem pretty obvious as to what approach to take if earning an online income is the objective behind your blogging.

Well even though managing a blog over a period of time without the intent to make money seems a little strange it does pose some interesting advantages.

Let's have a look at 3 compelling reasons it would be to your advantage to DELAY monetizing your blog:


The very basis behind blog popularity is the ability to interact with other visitors and the site owner WITHOUT the distractions of online advertising. Freedom from sales pitches and the opportunity to contribute concerning content of interest to the reader is what most visitors expect at a blog.

Online advertising of any kind will hinder that 'cozy' and 'protected' feeling visitors are expecting from a blog. As a result it may slow the growth of blog readership since many may not feel as comfortable with these distractions.


With good content and the implementation of effective online marketing techniques to attract traffic most blogs can expect to grow quickly. The interaction of both readers and the site owner through blog comments left and also responded to a certain degree of familiarity develops. This spawns a feeling of camaraderie and loyalty between and amongst all participants. This loyalty then results in readers returning and in fact with their continued participation they in effect are helping to build and improve the blog.

At this point the feeling of community is in full bloom and continues to feed upon itself to grow the blog even more. Now you have greater participation, more input, and even referrals from the existing subscription base are arriving. It is of utmost importance that the site owner continues to take advantage of blog comments left and act upon them to improve the blog. These comments are the readers telling you what they want; all you need to do is respond.


This communal feeling and the loyalty that now exist has given the blog owner tremendous momentum upon which to launch a money making blog. Readership resistance to any marketing attempts will be minimized due to the trust that has developed. In fact sales conversions should be very high as also should be profits.

Blog marketing relies upon the trust and familiarity that the blogging community is noted for. A blog not monetized will generally gain a greater and more immediate acceptance amongst visitors thereby leading to a faster growth rate.

To make money online it will always involves a certain amount of trust from your customers. In order for them to respond positively to any online marketing efforts they'll need to believe in either you or the product. By not monetizing your blog from the outset you should be able to develop this trust quicker. This will in turn lead to greater sales with less effort in the future.

By: T. J. Philpott

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by: Keith McGregor

Like no other training form, e-learning promises to provide a single experience that accommodates the three distinct learning styles of auditory learners, visual learners, and kinesthetic learners. Other unique opportunities created by the advent and development of e-learning by web design are more efficient training of a globally dispersed audience; and reduced publishing and distribution costs as Web-based training becomes a standard.

Advantages of e-learning often include flexibility and convenience for the learner especially if they have other commitments, facilitation of communication between learners, greater adaptability to a learner’s needs, more variety in learning experience with the use of multimedia and the non-verbal presentation of teaching material.

E-learning facilitates knowledge, competence, and process improvement. It helps learners apply contemporary techniques in the real world. It is a knowledge platform that assists in unlocking the potential within each employee of an organisation to achieve performance excellence.

In online learning, the learner chooses when to learn, does so at his/her own pace and is in control of the learning. Therefore, the traditional linear approach with extensive reading of text and numerous slides of information are generally unsuccessful. Since the classroom dynamics are not present, the online approach must engage the learners, have them respond to questions, scenarios and make decisions as they are learning the content. Special links to Web sites or supplementary material make for an enriching experience. Web design companies need to create such websites that should be informative & interactive.

It is a false belief that with course content templates all that is needed is to pour in the content and have a finished product in a few hours. These become the page-turner courses that turn learners off to online learning. The cost-effectiveness of e-learning through web design is a subject of much debate as there is usually much upfront investment that can only be recouped through economies of scale. Web design and software development in particular can be expensive as can systems specifically geared for e-learning. The development of adaptive materials is also much more time-consuming than that of non-adaptive ones.

About The Author
Keith McGregor is a partner of Strawberrysoup, a web design agency with offices in Chichester and Bournemouth. Strawberrysoup specialise in creative web design, content managed websites, search engine optimisation, search engine marketing and graphic design