Integrating OCS into your CMS

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Integrating OCS into your CMS

Postby » Wed May 28, 2008 4:34 am

We would prefer to integrate OCS (using only the "central part" of the OCS page) into our CMS for the following reasons:
* we can strip OCS for design and use our ordinary design. And in different portals the same pages will appear with different designs
* we can use additional features from our CMS such as polls, blogs etc. on the conference site
* we solve the problem about not being able to make additional pages/menu points

The question is how to do this?
Besides the technical problems of how to do this we see at least one major problem:
So far as we can see it is not possible to use one set of css for the "public" part of the pages and another set of css for the admin part og the pages. E.g:
I want to disable the right column, the header and the breadcrumb navigation on the public pages but retain them on the admin pages

A simple solution would of course be to include the pages in an i-frame - or actually an i-frame for every single menu point. But in order to do that I would need to disable the navigation from the ocs right column - which I can't....

Any solutions ?

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Re: Integrating OCS into your CMS

Postby jacktanner » Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:38 pm

We're about to attempt this very thing... Suggestions on integrating into a CMS (Drupal in our case) would be great.

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Re: Integrating OCS into your CMS

Postby jmacgreg » Tue Jul 29, 2008 6:08 am

Hi all,

We don't have any particular list of recommendations, but there have been some threads in the OJS forums that might apply to this conversation:



A search on the forums for either Joomla or Drupal may turn up more.


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