The Top 15 Google Products for People Who Build Websites

Google’s strategy of empowering site developers and owners with free and valuable tools has proven to be effective in garnering a fair bit of geek love for the company. But this affinity to Google by technology enthusiasts is not without warrant—they really do make excellent products that can be instrumental in building, maintaining, and improving…

30+ WordPress Contact Form Plugins

One of the most important elements of nearly any type of website is to allow visitors to interact and contact the organization running the website. WordPress contact form plugins makes it simple to insert forms and set them up with the right look and feel and fields to be filled in. Typical situations where a…

How to Optimize a MySQL Server

Introduction If you have a MySQL server, chances are that it is not running at the top of the performance it can deliver. In this tutorial, we will teach you how to optimize a MySQL server, so you can make your application (i.e., your website) run as fast as possible. Before talking specifically about the…

55+ HTML5 CSS3 jQuery Menu Tutorials

HTML5 CSS3 jQuery Navigation Menus comes either copy and paste the code into your own design or modify the menu to suit your needs. Navigation is such an important part of your website. It’s how your visitors navigate to the main areas of your site and makes it easy for them to find your good content. CSS…

Forgot Mac Password? How to Reset Your Mac Password (with or without CD)

So you forgot your Mac password… uh oh. Don’t worry, it happens and you aren’t out of luck. You’ll need to reset the forgotten password and there’s several ways to do this, we’ll focus on the two best methods; one does not require a Mac OS X installer CD and is a great hack, and…

5 Powerful Search Tools to Use on Your Magento Ecommerce Website

We all know about search and SEO, less discussed is online search on your ecommerce site. The idea for any e-commerce platform is to make finding and buying products as simple and convenient as possible for consumers. Design a website that makes it easy for customers to find your products and you can increase conversions…

40 JavaScript lightbox scripts(included jQuery and MooTools)

More an more sites are using(or going to use) JavaScript(library or plain) on there website(s). You probably dont see much of these javascript pieces, but one cool piece of JavaScript cant be missed, and it’s called a lightbox. A JavaScript ligthbox is a fast growing way to present in a nice way an images or something else like…

Magento SQL Snippets

Clear Temporary Data Tables TRUNCATE `log_customer`; TRUNCATE `log_quote`; TRUNCATE `log_summary`; TRUNCATE `log_url`; TRUNCATE `log_url_info`; TRUNCATE `log_visitor`; TRUNCATE `log_visitor_info`; TRUNCATE `index_event`; TRUNCATE `report_event`; TRUNCATE `report_viewed_product_index`; TRUNCATE `dataflow_batch_import`; TRUNCATE `dataflow_batch_export`; TRUNCATE `sendfriend_log`; ALTER TABLE `log_url` AUTO_INCREMENT=1; ALTER TABLE `log_url_info` AUTO_INCREMENT=1; ALTER TABLE `log_visitor` AUTO_INCREMENT=1; ALTER TABLE `log_visitor_info` AUTO_INCREMENT=1; ALTER TABLE `report_event` AUTO_INCREMENT=1; ALTER TABLE `report_viewed_product_index` AUTO_INCREMENT=1; ALTER…

how to remove footer links Site Map, Seach Terms and Advanced search and Contact Us in magento

To remove or Edit magento Footer links Site Map, Search Terms, Advanced Search and Contact us is very simple,By default your Magento 1.7.0.2 store will have various links such as Site Map, Seach Terms and Advanced search and Contact Us.You can remove these links from the footer in Magento follow these steps To remove Site…

30 great examples of WordPress websites

WordPress is no longer just a blogging tool. These brilliant examples of WordPress websites will help get that inspiration flowing… Once regarded as just a blogging tool, WordPress has quickly become a fully fledged content management system (CMS) for professional web designers and agencies, used on millions of sites across the world. Yet many still think of…

Executing Magento Indexer From Shell

In some situation when you want to re-index Magento catalog you will get an error message or reindex process will be broken. This problem is appearing when you have a lot of products in database and limited server resource. You can try to reindex from command line or shell. In Magento there is folder with…

How do I disable Magento Compiler?

Last update: 2013-01-20 Magento Compiler feature should be disabled on any changes in loaded Magento classes, in other words, you need to disable Magento Compilation every time before installing new extension or initiating upgrade/downgrade/installation or removal of any Magento module.   To disable Magento Compiler you can use one of the following methods:   Admin Interface navigate to System >…

How to get current currency in Magento

We know Magento support multiple currency. I have found the solution to check current currency in the Magento site frontend To get Current Currency < ?php echo $currency_code = Mage::app()->getStore()->getCurrentCurrencyCode(); ?> If you looking for current currency symbol use : < ?php echo Mage::app()->getLocale()->currency(Mage::app()->getStore()->getCurrentCurrencyCode())->getSymbol(); ?>

Inline translation in Magento

If you need translations for your site but translation packs are not fully translated, then inline translation is very nice feature. In this post I will cover entire process for inline translation in Magento. So I assume that you already instaled your language packs, and that you created diferent store views for diferent languages. Next…

Moving from a Drobo to a Synology NAS

I’ve been using a Drobo connected a Mac Mini server for about 5 years. It’s performed well and I have not had a single complaint about the device. I’ve had at least six disk failures and the Drobo handled them like a champ. But things die and I like to be prepared. I expect this…

The 10 Top Text Editors for OS X

Obviously, the text editor is a key tool for any coder. There’s a lot of different uses for one: you can take simple notes or you can write thousands of lines of code. This article will help you find the right text editor for you. Espresso     Espresso turbo-charges your workflow with the…

The 7 Best Free FTP Apps for Your Mac

FTP, or File Transfer Protocol, is the standard way of transferring files between your computer and your server, whether it be shared or dedicated. One of the nice things about FTP is the fact that you can view and edit the entire file structure of your website or file server remotely, without ever touching your server. In order…

20 Latest Vector Tutorials 2013

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool for creating vector graphics which can use for web and graphic design. Vector Tutorials are the best way to learn trendy styles and effects. Tutorials can provide a lot of help, step by step presentation of a thing that made it easy to learn and understand. Illustrator is a tool which is widely…

Magento Template Path Hints – In Admin!

If you love template path hints in Magento for quickly figuring out which template file or block you need to edit or override and have a requirement for some admin side coding, you are going to love this.You might not have thought it was possible to enable template path hints in admin, but it is! Just run…

Pure CSS3 Navigation Menu Generators and Tutorials

The introduction of CSS3 has brought great possibilities for web designers and developers. With the support of 3D transform, CSS3 animation and advanced styling, it’s possible to build a navigation menu without Javascript but still able to display it with visually impressive subtle animation and styling. Depend on how much time you have, we have…