MojoPortal: Publishing with WebMatrix2

Hello fellow hosters! This article builds on the previous article in the series.

I want to add in some Facebook support to my MojoPortal site. In order to do that, it is best to have a published site as some things only work on a published site. In this article, I am going to take the local MojoPortal website I have created in previous posts and useWebMatrix2 to publish it to the internet. I assume you already have your site open in WebMatrix2. I prefer to use WebDeploy as that makes publishing your database a piece of cake. You do need to make sure your remote site is setup for this, so that’s what I’ll do first.


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How to Change the Background Color of Elgg 1.8

This article will give you a step by step guide on how to change the default background color of Elgg 1.8. With an FTP manager, connect to your website public_html and follow these steps:

1) Open the file YourElggFolder\views\default\css\elements\reset.php

2) Inside the file, look for the BODY section. In that section is where we are going to change the background color of your Elgg 1.8 site:

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MojoPortal: 500 – Internal Server Error

I recently encountered a 500 internal server error that took me a while to get to the bottom of, so I thought I would blog about it. The 500 error is a generic error message that can be displayed for many reasons, this article talks about one specific cause of the error message.

Firstly I will explain the symptoms I saw and how I resolved the issue. Then I will go on to explain how I managed a more helpful error message which may be useful if you encounter a similar, but not the same, issue.

When I first published a new local website, I navigated to the homepage only to be greeted with the error ‘500 Internal Server Error’. When I tried to open control panel, I found that too was crashing, with the above error.

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