Mura Show Archive
- October 6, 2010
- Mura Show #31 - Open Forum
Did we say 5.2.1? The next version of Mura is now 5.3 and in this episode of the Mura Show, we talk some more about features in this new version, some other new features on the horizon (site import/export, change sets, CKFinder in 5.3, Using "Custom UI" for Extended Attributes" including a quick overview of the "publisher/subscriber" plugin as an example use case, using subdomains (or any domains) with multiple site installs, using SSL certs globally or in a specific section of a site without password-protection, and the forthcoming Theme forest themes for Mura.
- September 29, 2010
- Mura Show #30 - Open Forum
In this episode, we reveal a couple new features in Mura 5.2.1: Incremental pushes for staging to production, the new Trash manager, new Form Validation, using extended attributes to allow WYSIWYG editing of sidebar content, using the "Portal" content type, among other things.
- September 22, 2010
- Mura Show #29 - Open Forum
In this episode, we debut some features new to the forthcoming Mura 5.2.1: CKEditor 3, Drag and Drop in the Site Manager, a recent security patch. We then jump into a question on using programming frameworks, the launch of the new Mura-powered telephones.att.com, custom content types in the class extension manager and using them with the Mura iterator, dynamic values in settings.ini.cfm, using different sizes for associated images, adding Gravatars to comments, and using extended attributes to expire Calendar items when used in a Local Index, and more.
- September 1, 2010
- Mura Show #28 - Open Forum
In this episode we field questions on assigning group permissions to a content node, the "Edit Display" option in the Forms Manager, Extending (or not!) Mailing Lists, Component permissions, replacing the current file manager with CK Finder, using a network share for custom includes, using domain aliases, new custom objects and more.
- August 25, 2010
- Mura Show #27 - Open Forum
In this episode we field questions on allowing Site Members (as opposed to Admin Users) the ability to edit explicit content from the front-end of a site, explore a URL rewrite issue removing index.cfm from URLs in a specific configuration, show how to override styles when using "associated images" when using a portal or Local Index, and how to set up custom paths for asset directories, among others.
- August 18, 2010
- Mura Show #26 - Preview of Uber Gallery Plugin and Open Forum
In this episode, Grant Shepert of Meld Solutions gives us a preview of their forthcoming "Uber Gallery" plugin, troubleshoot an "add site" issue with Tomcat, discuss how times are set in Mura for content and such, review some ways in which Mura will move towards html5 and devolve into a discussion about the finer points of html semantics.
- August 11, 2010
- Mura Show #25 - Open Forum
In this episode we discuss some new changes to FW/1 that provides some key integrations between Mura and FW/1, sorting portals alphabetically, randomly displaying content (components, pages), customizing the calendar (to modify the dspNestedNav method), what an "app reload" does, using the eventHandler.cfc and contentRenderer.cfc to target types and subtypes at the theme level, handling redirects when migrating an old site to a Mura site, how to use the Mura Scope to find out what type of content the parent of a node is, and ways one might use multiple display regions in templates.
- August 4, 2010
- Mura Show #24 - Open Forum
We're back from the last ever CFUnited so we talk briefly about that and launch into the following topics: Mura Admin UI enhancements, Mura Tools Eclipse plugin, dealing with CF's "Missing Huffman Table" issue with images, making files have detail pages by default (showMeta), custom queries for content iterators, leveraging Remote ID to link external data , Searching Specific Sections, HTML 5, and other various topics.
- July 14, 2010
- Mura Show #23 - Open Forum
In this episode, we show how to use link nodes to augment navigation, review running an ad campaign in the Mura Advertising Manager, Matt walks through creating a way for site members to submit content that lives as a node in Mura and more.
- July 7, 2010
- Mura Show #22 - Open Forum
In this episode, we briefly talk about the recent (and very first) official Mura training then try to help someone with a mysterious webserver issue that isn't Mura related, show how to limit access to the Mura admin while still allowing editors to edit content, how to add a pre-selected email address to a form for email delivery, changing the size of images for Local Index Slideshows and staying on the upgrade path when customizing them and more.