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Our Best Practice guides are goal-based tutorials for getting the most out of Easysite CMS.

Whether you are just getting started with Easysite, or a seasoned web manager looking to improve your search engine rankings, our Best Practice tutorials will help you achieve your goals.


Getting Started with Easysite

Managing and Administering your Site

  • Adding a Domain to a MicrositeThis article explains the steps required to add new domains to an Easysite installation although also clarifies how a domain can be relocated to display content from a different microsite without...
  • Configuring Auto Sign onAllowing users to be automatically signed on by IP address or through an external provider.
  • Managing Site OperationsThe site operation would generally be controlled by a central Web Team or Steering Group, however depending on the type of organisation this operation may fall to many different departments...
  • Managing Access ControlEasysite supports Direct and Brokered Authentication patterns. Brokered patterns such as federated authentication or Active Directory authentication ensures that the network administers access...
  • Managing Multimedia ContentThe presence of multimedia content is a consistent and ever growing requirement when creating new state of the art website powered by Easysite. With this information in the back of our minds the...
  • Managing Form SubmissionsThis Best Practice guide regarding the management, retention and archiving of form responses.

Security Recommendations

  • Configuring Site SecurityThis article details some key security considerations and available functionality when implementing and maintaining an Easysite solution.
  • Configuring Password SecurityAlongside organisational policy for users managing their account information, such as not sharing or writing down passwords, where a service such as Active Directory is not in use then Easysite...
  • Configuring Additional SecurityEasysite allows for additional configuration to further increase the level of security within any given installation regardless of the hosting infrastructure.
  • Heartbleed - What you need to knowHeartbleed exploits a very serious fault in OpenSSL – an open source implementation of SSL (Secure Socket Layer).You will be pleased to know that this fault does in no way affect Easysite CMS, as we...
  • DROWN - What you need to knowDROWN is a serious vulnerability that affects HTTPS and other services that rely on the retired protocol SSLv2 . You will be pleased to know that this fault does in no way affect Easysite CMS, as...
  • Configuring SSL SecuritySecurity and data protection are critical issues for any website operator and Easysite is regularly audited by EIBS Ltd and our customers for resilience in the face of attempted security breaches.
  • Email Spoofing and the impact on Easysite useInformation explaining what 'Email Spoofing' is and why it has an impact on Easysite.

Search and Search Engine Optimisation

Easysite and Social Media

Accessibility and Validation

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