In this tutorial we take a look at the Open edX UI architecture and some of its foundational technologies. Key styling principals are illustrated with a detailed set of practical examples that you can put to work in your own comprehensive theme.
Maybe you’re like me. On my first Open edX platform I thought, “how difficult could it be?”. Well, pretty difficult. the Open edX UI is complicated for several reasons, and until you understand a few basic principals any modification, no matter how minor, will be a challenge. But with this
The official Native Open edX Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit Installation guide frankly states that “Setting up production configurations is beyond the scope of this wiki page.” So what exactly is the difference between the sandbox installation described in the official documentation, versus a true production installation? Let’s find out.
WP Rocket is a $39-dollar caching and performance optimization plugin built by WP-Media to improve the loading speed of WordPress websites. I use it on this blog. Lets take a closer look at what it does and whether you should consider using it.
Open edX is a remarkably stable platform, but if you’re having problems with your instance then hopefully this troubleshooting guide will help. This is a collection of the configuration and maintenance related problems that I routinely encounter, along with the prescriptive measures with which I’ve had the most success.
Integrating a Content Delivery Network (CDN) to your WordPress site will noticeably improve your WordPress site visitors’ browsing experience. Learn how to setup a low-cost, high performance AWS Cloudfront CDN with this step-by-step tutorial that covers installation and configuration of both the AWS infrastructure services as well as the necessary
Problems with Celery? Learn how to diagnose and correct configuration errors with Celery and RabbitMQ in your Open edX instance. You’ll get your Open edX instance back online in around 30 minutes or less with this how-to guide.
With comprehensive theming you can completely customize the look & feel of your Open edX instance while also protecting your customizations from being overwritten by future platform upgrades. This tutorial will help you get started on the most common theming tasks like a custom header, footer, logo and adding your
The good news is that the user data is stored in MySQL, a well-known database management system. The bad news is that there’s more to restoring your Open edX platform than simply restoring the databases. Get your Open edX instance back online in less than an hour with this how-to
AWS provides free static web site hosting via its flagship S3 and CloudFront services. Free, serverless hosting? Sounds great! So why can’t you run WordPress with this? Lets take a closer look.