Page Cache control in radiant cms

Radiant CachingRadiant cms is very powerful and customizable cms as of now which has inbuilt support for page caching.Radiant caching mechanisam is somehow similar to action caching in rails.In latest radiant version i.e. > 0.8 Responsecache has been replaced with Radiant::Cache.By default radiant cache gets automatically invalidated after every 5 minutes and that is configurable.The interval is easily … Continue reading Page Cache control in radiant cms

Metaprogramming with RadiantCMS

My short stint with Radiant in the near past was actually quite interesting ! -- No I did not design websites or webpages. What I am talking about is the internals - making radiant plugins and creating radius tags, the overwhelming use of meta-programing and the ease of overriding and extending the base or extensions … Continue reading Metaprogramming with RadiantCMS

Usage and Best Practices for RADIANT CMS-Part4

Creation of Error page in Radiant CMS: By default when the radiant user requests the URL that doesn’t exist on site , the server will return HTTP status 404 and a page titled “Page Not Found” in the style of admin section. However we can always customize this page as we want. Below are the … Continue reading Usage and Best Practices for RADIANT CMS-Part4

Usage and Best Practices for RADIANT CMS-Part3

Some useful Radiant  tags for inserting contents : As an illustration consider the following snippet of code: Suppose that we have snippet named “site_footer” which is written for footer link/page  “About Us” which has following piece of code: In this code we consider that webpage corresponding to “About Us” have already been created as child … Continue reading Usage and Best Practices for RADIANT CMS-Part3

Usage and Best Practices for RADIANT CMS-Part2

Creating and using StyleSheets in Radiant : If you are not using any extension for uploading/creating Stylesheets and Javascripts in Radiant then there are 3 ways by which you can create your stylesheets using Radiant CMS: 1.Creating stylesheet as Snippet 2. Creating stylesheet as Page 3. Creating stylesheet as Page part 1.Creating stylesheet as Snippet: … Continue reading Usage and Best Practices for RADIANT CMS-Part2

Usage and Best Practices for RADIANT CMS-Part1

Addition of snippets to webpages : Consider snippet which has been created with name “site_footer”. In order to include this snippet either in any of the created webpages or any of the layouts you can use the command as given below: In the above command context “Lower part” is for our reference. It may or … Continue reading Usage and Best Practices for RADIANT CMS-Part1

Understanding and creating radinat extensions

Understanding and creating radinat extensionsTo start with, first of all lets know what is radiant and why to use it ?Radiant is a open source content management system designed that serves cms needs forsmall organisationsCreating new radint application radiant -d mysql cms create create CHANGELOG create CONTRIBUTORS create INSTALL create LICENSE create README create config … Continue reading Understanding and creating radinat extensions