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My New TNG (ver 13) site

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KevyNC

Still Working on things -- but I have setup ver 13 on a Subdomain as opposed to when I had ver 12 with a WordPress /TNG configuration).  My basic reasons were that I felt the experience would be better.  I am in the process of adding custom pages and menus.

Still a work in progress (note:  Also fixing the the redirects from old site to new one).

https://tng13.alveslaborefamily.net/

 

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Cindy Conser

Congratulations on your new site! I'm new to TNG and weighing options for integrating it with WordPress. May I ask how you configured ver 12 with WordPress and what you disliked about it? Did you use the plug-in or the Kloosterman method or something else? Also, does your ver 13 configuration include WordPress or is it standalone TNG? Thanks!

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KevyNC

Hi Cindy,

I was not able to get the plugin working,  (maybe I did not try hard enough, but others have  reported challenges also).  I use a version of the Kloosterman method. Although Initially I had some challenges, I got everything working.  I wanted to do other things with the WordPress site(s)  and keep them separate from TNG. On the main domain (https://alveslaborefamily.net/) I have a WordPress setup. Currently I am testing,  a couple other subdomain sites (One WordPress and  one non-WordPress). I did not find a free theme that I felt was a good fit with TNG, and the paid version of SuperMagPro  was not the experience I was looking for. Version 13.x came with the two new Templates. I could create my own pages, and I believed I could make that work for my needs and objectives. I am not sure, but I may be one of the few subdomain setups. Also, I believed that using as standalone eliminated any risk of a WordPress or Theme update causing any issues.  Fee free to ask any other questions you might have.

 

Kevin

 

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fluffy82

I like the idea of using Microsoft Power BI for the statistics...

Before I delve deeper into it, could you tell me if it takes data straight from your database (meaning that if I make changes to the database, the statistics will follow), or if you need to create a separate dataset for MPBI to use, and update it manually?

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Cindy Conser

Thanks for the details, Kevin. I've been experimenting with different configurations. Right now, I have a site where I've installed WordPress in the root directory and TNG in a subdirectory of the root so that they would use the same database. I don't want WordPress to take over the header and footer, so I didn't include Kloosterman's php files to do that. Now, when I go to mywebsite.com/tng/admin.php, the TNG login comes up fine, but after logging in, I get an error message telling me there's been too many redirects. I've cleared cookies, but that hasn't helped. Would appreciate any advice.

EDIT: Problem solved.

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