Category Archives: Open Source for Web

The best WordPress hosting provider

WP Engine! By far the best. This statement comes from me, a guy who is into WordPress development since 2008. During my career I have used a lot of hosting providers like Hostgator, Siteground, Rackspace, BlueHost, DreamHost, JustHost etc. So why do I think that WP Engine is the best? Here are 3 features that […]

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WordPress Add Pagination

The easiest method I found to add a good pagination: 1. Install WP-PageNavi plugin. 2. In the template file, the loop should be like this: <?php // The Query, $the_query = new WP_Query( 'category_name=blog&amp;paged='.$paged ); // The Loop which loops through all the posts of category while ( $the_query->have_posts() ) : $the_query->the_post(); ?> <?php the_content(); […]

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Magento – There has been an error processing your request FIX

There has been an error processing your request Exception printing is disabled by default for security reasons. Error log record number: 911585915504 A solution I found to this problem is by adding a php.ini file in the root of your magento installation, and adding the following code in it: memory_limit = 256M max_execution_time = 18000 […]

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HTML5 Boilerplate looks interesting

It looks like a perfect startup theme. I will do my next HTML5/CSS site with it.

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WordPress Basis Theme

I just discovered the WP Basis Theme. It’s a clean and very minimalistic theme. I will use it on my next project for sure.

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Change JForms (0.7 RC2) email subject

It’s strange but JForms doesn’t have a field where you can put the subject of the email that goes to the administrator when a form is filled. They will implement it later for sure. However, if you want to change the subjects of the forms, you should hack the Mail.php code of JForms. Here is […]

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Changing header information in a Joomla Template

In some Joomla templates you can change the information in the <head> tags directly by going in the template and adding html code inside the <head> tags. However, some other templates have in the header this line of code: <jdoc:include type=”head” /> which includes the header information from some file. If you like to change […]

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PHPExcel and Joomla

When you try to include the PHPExcel library into a joomla article (using a plugin for inserting PHP code into an article), it doesn’t work. It displays a white screen. I found a solution for that. It maybe not the best way to fix this sinceĀ  I’ve modified the Joomla core. Go to /libraries/loader.php and […]

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JF Twitter module problem fix

If you have experienced this error in your webpage: Fatal error: Cannot use object of type stdClass as array in /modules/mod_jf_twitter/helper.php on line 38 Then it is a problem of “JF Twitter” module. Do the following on /modules/mod_jf_twitter/helper.php/helper.php on line 38: Change this: if(!empty($this->tweets)) { $profile = $this->tweets[0]->user; } To this: if(count($this->tweets)>1 and !empty($this->tweets)) { […]

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UserCake User Management System

If you need a simple user management system in php go with UserCake. Don’t confuse it with CakePHP, it has nothing to do with it. I’ve used UserCake on a project, and it was very nice to use, so I recommend it. And the best thing is that it is open source.

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