XOOPS Introduction

Xoops stands for “eXtensible Object Oriented Portal System”. The script started as a portal system, but later on it evolved into a more reliable and stable content management system that can be used for creating small or large community websites, corporate portals, blogs and many more. Xoops is an easy to use dynamic content management […]

XOOPS Automatic Installation

With TMDHosting you can install Xoops with just a few clicks, using the Softaculous auto-installer. To access Softaculous, login to your cPanel and search for it in the “Software/Services” section: In Softaculous, look for Xoops, under the Portals/CMS category and click on it: In the overview page, click the “Install” tab: On the next page you will be configuring your Xoops installation so […]

How to add content in modules in XOOPS?

In Xoops you can use the content provided by module on your home page. This can come very handy if you are using the “News” module. That way you will be able to display the latest news you have published on the homepage. To set module as your homepage, go to your site admin area […]

XOOPS Manual Installation

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Xoops manually. Before you start, there are a few things that you will need to prepare. First create a new MySQL database logins. Those will be used by Xoops to access the MySQL server. You can easily create a new MySQL database using cPanel > MySQL Database Wizard. […]

XOOPS Administrative Area

To access your Xoops admin panel, go to the site front page and authenticate with the administrative login details for your website: Once you have logged in, click on “Administration Menu” link on the left: This will bring the administration interface for your website: This is the place where you manage your website settings, add […]

How to add content in blocks in XOOPS?

In this tutorial you are going to learn how to new content on your Xoops website using blocks. We assume that you have already logged in the administration area of your site. While in there click on the “Blocks” icon: Click the “Add Block” button: On the next page you can add your content. You […]

How to install XOOPS Modules?

In this tutorial we are going to show you how to install new modules in Xoops. Note that there are two types of modules in Xoops. The first type is the core modules that come with the script itself. The second type is the extra also known as non-core modules, developed by third parties.   […]

How to install XOOPS Themes?

Xoops come with several pre-install themes that you can use by default. However there are a lot more themes developed for Xoops, which you can use on your site. You can find some free Xoops themes here: Once you have found the theme which you wish to use on your Xoops website, download its […]

How to configure SMTP in XOOPS?

By default Xoops uses the phpmail function to send its emails. As more reliable method to send your website emails, we recommend using SMTP Authentication. To configure your Xoops SMTP settings go to your site admin area Preferences > System Options > Email Setup: On the next page configure the following settings: From Address – email address from which emails will be […]

How to reset XOOPS admin password?

This tutorial is meant for people who have lost their Xoops administrator password and do not have access to the email account associated with the admin user. To reset the password, we will show you how to edit the database records for your administrator user. First, login to your cPanel and navigate to phpMyAdmin: Click on the database […]