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DiceLock Security Blog is the blog mantained by DiceLock Security to provide corporate information and information regarding programming tips on the tools we use.

Through our web site developments we have faced some tricky tips to improve the tools used to match our needs or preferences.

DiceLock Security will take profit of its blog to communicate the customizations it has made believing it maybe useful to others.

These customizations are performed sometimes through the modification of the PHP, CSS, or other source code and are provided “AS IS” with no warranties of results or fitness. Due to the fact that the customizations performed to the source code is modifying others source codes, you must take into account that any upgrade of the source code may remove the customizations performed.

DiceLock Security team will provide the corresponding customization post with the following warning:
These customizations are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind and DiceLock Security disclaims all warranties, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Upgrading or reinstalling the customized source code (package, plugin, component, …) may remove the customizations performed.

 

The tools used for our web site developments are:

Joomla Tools

  Package/Plugin Functionality  
Billets Joomla Support Ticket and Help Desk component.
Communicator Simple free Newsletter-System.
eXtplorer eXtplorer is a web-based File Management Component. It has a desktop-application-like interface with drag&drop, grid and a directory tree and makes heavy use of the ExtJS Javascript Library..
JCE Advanced, configurable WYSIWYG editor for Joomla! based on Moxiecode’s TinyMCE.
Joomla Joomla is a content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and online applications.
RSform RSForm!Pro it’s a oomla! form creator, helping you to create custom forms.
sh404SEF sh404SEF creates Joomla SEF URL, and turn them to a more user-friendly format for your site visitors, as well as for search engines.
VirtueMart VirtueMart an Open Source eCommerce solution to be used together with Joomla.
Xmap Xmap is a Site map generator component for Joomla, it’s based on the popular Joomap component. Xmap allows you to create a map of your site using the structure of your menus.

WordPress Tools

  Package/Plugin Functionality  
Add to Any Help readers share, save, bookmark, and email your posts and pages using any service.
AJAX Calendar Calendar that uses AJAX to allow the user to step through the months without updating the page. Additionally, a click on the ‘expand’ link shows all the posts within that month, inside the calendar.
Ajax Comments-Reply Send comment AJAX, and you can reply comments.
Atahualpa Theme WordPress theme template.
cforms Deploying contact forms across your blog.
Current Date & Time Widget Shows the current date and time given a specified timezone and format.
Dagon Design Sitemap Generator Fully customizable sitemap.
GD Star Rating Allows you to set up advanced rating and review system for posts, pages and comments in your blog using single and multi ratings.
Global Translator Translates a blog in different languages.
Greg’s Comment Length Limiter Displays a countdown of the remaining characters available as users enter comments on your posts, with a total comment length limit set by you.
HeadSpace2 Meta-data manager on steroids, allowing complete control over all SEO needs such as keywords/tags, titles, description, stylesheets, and many many other goodies.
Sensitive Tag Cloud Provides a configurable tagcloud that shows tags depending of the current context.
SEO Friendly Images Automatically adds alt and title attributes to all your images.
SEO Slugs Removes common words like ‘a’, ‘the’, ‘in’ from post slugs.
Sidebar Login Adds a sidebar widget to let users login.
Smart 404 When content cannot be found, Smart 404 will use the current URL to attempt to find matching content, and redirect to it automatically.
Smilies Themer Allows you to choose different smilies themes.
Smilies Themer Toolbar Adds a toolbar to easily add to comments your smilies.
Subscribe To Comments Allows readers to receive notifications of new comments that are posted to an entry.
WordPress SEO Pager An SEO-enhanced pagination control.
WP-SpamFree Anti-spam plugin that virtually eliminates comment spam.
WP-Syntax WP-Syntax provides clean syntax highlighting using GeSHi — supporting a wide range of popular languages. It supports highlighting with or without line numbers and maintains formatting while copying snippets of code from the browser.
Yet Another Related Posts Plugin Returns a list of related entries based on a unique algorithm for display on your blog and RSS feeds.
Yoast Breadcrumbs Outputs a fully customizable breadcrumb path.