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Removing the Temporary Url ~username out of Your Link after Going Live

Ever used a temporary URL with your IP address like http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/~username when building your site but then had the pesky /~username/ stay in the link after going live?  An example would be looking like http://www.mysite.com/~username/contact-us.  Here are some things to check to fix this:   1. Hard-coded links Check your database to see if you put the /~username/ …

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Hiding MijoShop sections on Category view using CSS

Sometimes you want to hide sections or images in Mijoshop without using an extension.  Here are some fields.  I will add as I use others in sites:   Category Title .mijoshop.common-home h3:first-of-type {display:none;}   Category Image .mijoshop.common-home h2 + div {display:none;}   Sub Category Images .mijoshop .miwi-categoryhome div:first-of-type {display:none;}

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Hiding Opencart/MijoShop Fields using CSS

Sometimes you want to hide checkout fields or shopping fields in OpenCart/Mijoshop without using an extension.  Here are some fields.  I will add as I use others in sites:   Card Issue Number #payment .form-group:nth-of-type(6) {display:none;}   Extra Expiration Date #payment .form-group:nth-of-type(3) {display:none;}

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Customizing Widgets in YOOtheme’s Widgetkit 2.x

Although YOOtheme’s documentation says to store customizations in Widgetkit 2.x: Place your custom content provider in THEME-NAME/widgetkit/content/PROVIDER-NAME/ Place your custom widget plugin in THEME-NAME/widgetkit/widgets/WIDGETPLUGIN-NAME/ http://yootheme.com/widgetkit/documentation/customizing/where-to-store-your-customizations   It does not explain WHERE to get the original files to modify.  In Widgetkit 1.5.x, they were in: media/widgetkit/widgets/WIDGET_NAME/   However, I just figured out that in Widgetkit 2.x, …

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YWM Offers Virtual Private Server Hosting for Joomla

Last month Joomla announced a critical security update that needed to be performed to prevent websites running on versions lower than 3.4.4 from being vulnerable to hacking. A researcher at Trustwave Spiderlabs discovered that Joomla versions 3.2-3.4.4 contain a bug that allows full administrative access to any Joomla site. This type of access would allow …

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