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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Slash: An Overview

    1. The Slashdot Story

    2. Becoming a Slash Guru: A Roadmap

    3. The Slash User Interface

    4. The Slash Author Interface

    5. The Slash Publishing Cycle

    6. The Slash Architecture

  2. Chapter 2 Installing Slash

    1. Before You Begin

    2. Getting the Software

    3. The Short Version

    4. The Details

    5. Advanced Installations

  3. Chapter 3 Basic Administration

    1. The Admin Menu

    2. Editing Authors

    3. Modifying Configuration Variables

  4. Chapter 4 Editing and Updating Stories

    1. The Stories List

    2. The Edit Story Form

    3. Gotchas

  5. Chapter 5 Reviewing and Approving Submissions

    1. The Submit Story Page

    2. The Submissions List

    3. The Review Submission Page

    4. Editing User Submissions

  6. Chapter 6 Comments, Filters, and Content Moderation

    1. Viewing Comments

    2. Posting Comments

    3. Comment Filters

    4. Comment Moderation

    5. Moderation Configuration Variables

  7. Chapter 7 Managing Topics and Sections

    1. Managing Topics

    2. Choosing Topics and Icons

    3. Managing Sections

    4. Choosing Sections

  8. Chapter 8 Managing a Slash Community

    1. How to Stifle a Community

    2. Setting the Tone

    3. Finding and Generating Content

    4. Promoting the Site

    5. Managing Authors

    6. Managing Users

  9. Chapter 9 Basic Site Customization

    1. Blocks and Slashboxes

    2. Managing User Polls

  10. Chapter 10 Advanced Customization

    1. Changing the Look

    2. Customizing Template Behavior

    3. Themes and Plugins

    4. Modifying the Code Itself

    5. Internationalization

  11. Chapter 11 Advanced Administration

    1. Tasks

    2. The Slash Daemon and Tasks

    3. Slash Utilities

  1. Appendix Slash Architecture

    1. The Apache Request Cycle

    2. How Information Is Stored

    3. How Information Is Displayed

    4. Slash Directory Structures

    5. Slash Libraries

  2. Appendix Common Slash Database Tables

    1. Foreign Keys

    2. Common Table Schemas

  3. Appendix The Slash Template Language

    1. Template Basics

    2. Advanced Templates for Slash

    3. Miscellaneous Arcana

  4. Appendix The Slash API

    1. Browsing the Slash Documentation

    2. Initialization Functions

    3. Database Functions

    4. Display Functions

  5. Appendix Slash Configuration Variables

    1. Variable Tables

  6. Colophon