Jan 11

TMDHosting: The Open-Source catalog and demos

As one of the leading hosting providers for open-source applications, we at TMDHosting, have been working hard in the past month to collect as much as possible valuable resources for a large number of your favorite free applications.

Our goal is to provide our new and present customers with as much as possible information about different open source applications to help you find the best platform for your website. Additionally, we have put all of our efforts to develop a fast and reliable hosting environment in order to experience top performance with enhanced security. Furthermore, we have combined these features with free premium support service and a large amount of free resources such as text tutorials, video tutorials, templates and one-click-installers to add even more value to our hosting solutions.

To help you find the most suitable platform for your website TMDHosting has recently released the Open-Source catalog which includes more than 250 free applications. You can find useful information about themĀ  including application description, screenshots, customers` reviews and feedback. Additionally, we have prepared a fully-featured demos for all of the applications in order to provide you with first-hand experience at no cost. Free fully-featured front-end and admin panel demos are available for all applications — from the most popular one such as Magento, Joomla, WordPress and BuddyPress to the latest yet not widely-known scripts.

As soon as you find the most suitable open source platform for your website you can take advantage of our hosting services which will provide you with fully-featured hosting environment, specially optimized for your script. The full list of the support open source applications can be found here. All hosting packages includes free premium support which will save you a lot of time and minimize your expenses. You can always request a free application installation, upgrade, integration or a free website transfer and our technical support will be glad to assist you immediately.

To help you to the very last step in the process of building your website we have a large collection of video and text tutorials which are freely available. Additionally, for those of you who would like to have a nice-looking template we have also collected many free templates for different applications such as Magento, Joomla, WordPress, SMF, PHPBB, osDate and more.

Check one of the most popular demos at:

Magento, Joomla, WordPress and BuddyPress

view more.

For any inquiries you might have, please do not hesitate to contact our experienced sales representatives – they are 24/7 at your disposal.

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Jul 06

LMS hosting guide

This post is continuation of “How to create and manage your academic or community website” article. In this one we will focus on the most popular free open source applications that you can use in order to create an e-Learning, school, academic or e-campus website with online lectures and other cool and helpful tools. We will review the most interesting tools and modules/ extensions that those application offer. Hence, you will get a brighter idea on which LMS is the one suitable for the online project you’re planning to start.

For those who consider themselves as new to LMS, we would like to shed some light on the meaning under the abbreviation LMS. A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software through which you can deliver learning content and resources to students, manage trainings, monitor students participation and assess their performance. LMS is very often used by large enterprises for their employees within the organization in order to monitor the effectiveness of company education and trainings. You can use various tools for organizing the online learning environment of your website, such as: competency management, certifications, succession planning, skills-gap analysis, virtual live classes and resource allocation (venues, rooms, textbooks, instructors, etc.). Students on your LMS web site are enabled to use interactive features such as threaded discussions, discussion forums and video conferencing.

Find below the table showing some of the main tools/ features that an LMS should offer. If the box is empty, that means that the feature is either not offered at the moment or it is in “coming soon” status. For further
detailed information on the functionality/ addons provided by these applications, please refer to the links
given below – we are sure you will find them helpful when making your mind which LMS application is the right for you.

LMS-compare-table

This table compares the features of one of the most popular LMS applications (Moodle, Doceos, Atutor, Claroline, Docebo and JoomlaLMS). Still, you can review some other e-learning solutions on our LMS Hosting page.

In case you are not sure which one to choose, start with the one that offers the greatest number of features you need for your project. Then in time, if you feel this is not the right LMS application for you, you can change it with another one. At TMDHosting all that applications are provided with a pack of free services such as: Free installation and configuration, Free module installation, Free theme change. For more information on our LMS hosting services, feel free to contact us at anytime.

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