For many years now web developers around the world have been taught to use something called the LAMP stack, meaning Linux (an operating system), Apache (a web server), MySQL (a database software) and PHP (a scripting language). This “stack” of software has been the most commonly used means of running a website since it gained… Read More.
Clear communication is one of the most critical factors in fostering a positive relationship between the client and designer. Any misinterpretations or judgements can hinder a successful business bond and lead to negative connotations. As an outside source, we obviously don’t know as much about your business as you do. Therefore, you are the only… Read More.
POODLE stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption and means a protocol downgrade that allows exploits on an outdated form of encryption. It effects all internet servers that use the SSL protocol version 2 and/or 3. This vulnerability allows a smart and admittedly very capable hacker to use a man-in-the-middle attack on a router or hotspot… Read More.
This blog post will go over the necessary steps involved in allowing the OpenCart MultiStore Feature in SubDirectories rather than different parked domains. This guide is a band-aid style patch that must be coded manually to allow this feature, as previously this type of function was thought to be impossible without a lot of effort. With… Read More.
The web is powering forward at an astounding pace and the ever increasing level of technology constant keeps those in the web design industry on their toes. If you can’t keep up, you could quickly find yourself way behind the pack. As a designer, time is of the essence so I am always on the… Read More.
There are so many OpenCart Modules available on the OpenCart Extensions website which means that there could be 10 different modules that perform the feature you are looking for. This can make it very hard to decide what extension to is suitable for you and unfortunately if you pick the wrong one you may end up with… Read More.
From time to time it becomes necessary to move a website from one server to another. This task should be relatively straight forward if both the old server and the new server use the same server management software. In this particular example, both servers run an up-to-date version of WHM/cPanel. cPanel provides scripts to make… Read More.
Codrops Playground I’ve come across this only recently and I can tell you there is some pretty cool stuff in there. From effects to styles, from animations to interaction, the Codrops playground has got a lot of cool things. http://tympanus.net/codrops/category/playground/ Font Awesome Font Awesome is great, it’s an icon font built for Bootstrap. Lots of… Read More.
DNS stands for Domain Name System and is an essential part of the functionality of the internet. This blog post is an attempt to explain how the DNS works for the everyday internet user. It is not a technical post and therefore won’t explain every complex detail of the DNS. The DNS can be seen as the… Read More.
Module layout positions in OpenCart 1.5x are pretty damn useful, they can turn a basic boring default shop to something that looks, well let’s face it, not shit. A while ago I wanted to add a new module layout position to OpenCart 188.8.131.52 and, let’s be honest, I had no idea how to do it. … Read More.