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some concrete5 tricks

Some time ago I was asked a question (through the form you see on the right). Here is the question: hello, so i tried setting up some new functions in C5, including a breadcrumb and a more "blog like" interface .. both of them come up with parsing errors, it must be that i’m not […]

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concrete 5.3.0 review – new experience

Yesterday, I’ve downloaded and tried the latest version of concrete5, which is 5.3.0 at the moment. I just used it for one of my latest projects (I’m helping my cousin to set her website, she is an interior designer).

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Blank page in CMS Made Simple admin

Hello everybody! I finally recovered from the illness and can work as before. Here is my first after-illness post. Recently I faced with the following problem: I transfered CMS Made Simple from one host to another. Made everything correctly: updated config files, etc. But admin page started to show nothing, i.e. I always got blank […]

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free concrete5 theme: inove

I’m glad to introduce a new concrete5 theme: inove. This theme is a very popular one among wordpress users. There are over 70,000 downloads and this number is still growing. Most of the people like this theme, so we think it will be a success among concrete5 builders as well. The theme has right sidebar […]

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customizing sitemap.xml in concrete5

I had to customize sitemap.xml for my concrete5 to suit my needs. You might find it useful I hope. So, the first problem is that change frequency for all pages defaults to ‘monthly’. There are 2 ways to solve this problem: If you want to change ‘monthly’ to another value (for example, ‘weekly’) for all […]

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Just another concrete5 template – oriental

New theme for concrete5 (again converted from WP)

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Free concrete5 theme is available

This very website is using vistalicious theme written by If you like the theme you can also use it on your concrete5-running website. It supports right sidebar and left sidebar layouts, more details can be found here: It’s released under GPL license, so it’s absolutely free.

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concrete5: Invalid file extension error

If you face with an error stating "Invalid file extension" when you try to upload some file to your concrete5 website, don’t worry. You can fix it by yourself. I got such error when tried to upload a .zip archive. So here is a solution: 1. Open /concrete/config/base.php 2. Find the following line: define(‘UPLOAD_FILE_EXTENSIONS_ALLOWED’, ‘*.flv;*.jpg;*.gif;*.jpeg;*.docx;*.xla;*.png;*.swf;*.doc; […]

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creating a theme in concrete5

I was really impressed by concrete5. It provides so many ways for its customization. It took me not so much time to convert one of my templates into concrete5 theme. The process is really simple for anyone having basic experience in web development. So the basic steps are: 1. Create a new folder in themes […]

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if php expert editor slows down

If your PHP Expert Editor software (author: Ankord Development group) gets very slow, most probably the issue is caused by the fact that there are too many cursor positions remembered in the configuration file of php expert editor. Php expert editor saves current cursor position for every file you open in php expert editor. All […]

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