Category Archives: Web Development

ESXI: Move VM between hosts

Here is a “how-to” to move VMs between ESXi hosts without vCenter and completely for FREE:
Here is the scenario:
We have two ESXi hosts: “esxi-old” and “esxi-new” like below:

We want our VMs (here webserver, devFactory and database) to be copied (or you may call it moved/migrated) to the “esxi-new” host.

 
Follow these steps carefully without skipping any:
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[Solved] Joomla 3.0 admin radio switch buttons do not display their state

If you are using Joomla 3.0 with the ISIS administrator template, and have installed some modules and themes like JA T3 Framework or GANTRY Framework, you might notice that radio switch buttons in your administration panel do not show their state.
Here is a screenshot of how settings “Hide / Show” buttons might show:

This can be… Read More »

Alternative PHP Cache, APC, on GoDaddy Hosting

As I said earlier, Godaddy is implementing APC ( a great cache functionality) on its shared hosting plans. In a recent contact I had with them, it looks like the launch day is tomorrow.
Till now, Godaddy disabled (by default) this extension for clients using actually Zend and Ioncube; good choice; as these 3 extensions represent… Read More »

Optimize your CS-Cart store

Faster websites get better SEO scores and get better indexes in search engines, a Google employee once said “Website should be fast”, your visitors will agree, trust me.

Faster and optimized eCommerce websites do sell more than 40% more than slower ones, just because they are faster. You “will” agree once you see the money come 😉 trust me.

Set cookie domain for CS-Cart

If your are using CS-Cart eCommerce software, you might need to configure CS-Cart to set its cookies to a specific domain or subdomain.
To do this, you need to modify a bit the “CORE” of CS-Cart.

Edit the file :

Around lines 2035 to 2044, you will find the fn_set_cookie() function,
Modify the last line of this function from:

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