December 2018

October 2018

How To Change the Open edX Logo

By |2018-10-10T07:29:30+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Open edX|

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

Open edX Sandbox to Production In 10 Steps

By |2018-10-09T15:22:12+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Open edX|

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.

September 2018

Open edX Troubleshooting Guide

By |2018-10-07T16:52:16+00:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: Open edX|

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 AWS S3 & Cloudfront With WordPress

By |2018-09-14T05:59:40+00:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: AWS, Open edX|

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

August 2018

Open edX Custom Theming Tutorial

By |2018-10-25T07:51:07+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Open edX|

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

July 2018