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Very Basic Question, hope anyone could help.


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uhuy.net

20 November 2008 at 5:23pm Community Member, 5 Posts

I'm sorry, because im new to this type of CMS,
Honestly when browsing the demo, showcase and overview, i'm falling in love with this cms.

Unfortunately, unlike another CMS, i got many problems just after installing it.

I don't know where is the settings page where i can edit just the basic setting for SiteName, themes, modules, and block.

Once again, i'm sorry if this is a stupid question, i have search the whole board and couldn't find the answer.

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Liam

20 November 2008 at 6:22pm Community Member, 470 Posts

There is no settings page. The idea behind SS is to keep the admin area just for content editors, and make the developers take care of the 'settings' in the config file and page files. This keeps things simple, clean and better organized.

I'd start with walking through the tutorials - http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=tutorials

Can also read the starting page of the docs in order. http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=

Has sub pages on themes and modules for example.

Takes some time to get a hang of things if you're new to it, but I believe it is well worth it.

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Willr

20 November 2008 at 6:46pm Forum Moderator, 5511 Posts

To answer your question - how to change the site name theres lots of threads on it and even on the wiki - http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=recipes:change_site_name_and_tagline .

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uhuy.net

20 November 2008 at 7:17pm (Last edited: 20 November 2008 7:18pm), Community Member, 5 Posts

Ok, thank you LeeUmm and willr, im going to browse the docs and tutorial.
since you said that there is no settings page, i think it can be rather hard to manage even for developer.

now, another stupid question is, how to just change default blackcandy theme to charity...
i have downloaded charity and uploaded it into themes folder...

i have edited mysite/_config.php

// This line set's the current theme. More themes can be
// downloaded from http://www.silverstripe.com/cms-themes-and-skin
SSViewer::set_theme('charity');
?>

but in the site, it's nothing changed.

until now, i still found no enough reason to choose this cms as a powerful one.
at least if i compare with CMS made simple, the cms i used to build website with.

im sorry if you say then there is nothing should be compared here.. i know that decision is on me then.

NB: I'm sorry again, but my English is under construction :)

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got this error when replying this post

Fatal error: Call to a member function setField() on a non-object in /sites/ssopen/www/forum/code/Forum.php on line 647

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Willr

20 November 2008 at 7:40pm Forum Moderator, 5511 Posts

got this error when replying this post

- Is any error with this version of the forum. If you take too long to make a post (think about 20 minutes max). Just hit back, grab your content, refresh the page and try again it should be fine.

As for installing the theme after you edit that line you need to do 1 more thing which is refresh the site cache and you do that by visiting yoursite.com?flush=1. Sometimes html etc are cached.

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uhuy.net

20 November 2008 at 9:15pm Community Member, 5 Posts

Finally,
check this out

http://www.og.web.id/

:D

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uhuy.net

20 November 2008 at 10:38pm Community Member, 5 Posts

no quote in this forum? :)

Okay,
i have added some modules to my site http://og.web.id

Youtube Gallery, Flickr Gallery, Blog...

but no one of them are work... :((