Custom login pages can give website owners the opportunity to make brand their website for employees especially for larger multi-user sites like news outlets.
Sure you can install a module like the Custom Login Page Customizer but if you have a little CSS know-how why not do it yourself? Read More
Ever wanted to be able to add a Featured Image to not just your WordPress posts but you’re pages? You can easily extend your theme by adding a single line to your functions.php file. Read More
There are many options out there for keeping track of your project updates, release versions and storing your code. Be it through Github, Bitbucket or a number of other services and from time to time you may decide you need to move a repository from one service to another. If you are anything like me you could have two dozen websites installed locally which you need to do work with on a regular basis so won’t want to go through setting up websites again (nightmare). Read More
As we go into a New Year there is one thing on my mind right now, I really need to do something about this website… Read More
If you are working with Git to keep track of project changes you then using tags is key to be able to keep track of your release versions amongst your commits (i.e. version 1.0, 2.0, 2.1 etc).
Now you can use a Git GUI like Gitkraken to manage this easily however I think it is important to also know how to do it through Command Line. Read More
Adding a custom body class to a Magento page is accomplished pretty easily through XML, now this can be done through your site themes XML files for global changes or within the CMS which would be the easiest way to target a specific CMS, Category or Product page. Read More
So you have created yourself a new text area attribute using something like the the Gauss Development.com method, and now you want to use a WYSIWIG editor to make updating your attribute easier… Read More
Sometimes you may want to move a file or directory out of your main website structure, this could be for a number of different reasons but a common one would be to prevent files being lost (for example your sites media/uploads directory) in a site upgrade.
This can be accomplished by creating a symbolic link, also known as a symlink, between the location you want your directory to be stored and the spot where it should be. Read More
Command line, its a scary prospect and not something many of us have gone near since our University days, but its a good knowledge set to learn or refresh on when spending time building and maintaining websites… Read More
No matter how good your system is sometimes things go wrong and you have to go into the database to make things right.
Magento is no exception, be it an issue with a module install/upgrade or an order which hasn’t progressed for any number of reasons… Luckily changing a Magento order status is pretty easy a task. Read More