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Make dropdown menu items wrap text in Gantry 5

If you have dropdown items that have text hanging off the side like the image below: Add this code to /custom/scss/custom.scss .g-main-nav .g-toplevel > li > .g-menu-item-container, .g-main-nav .g-sublevel >...

Fixing open_basedir in Joomla

Many security tools and blogs suggest setting the open_basedir in the php.ini file.  The open_basedir directive “Limits the files that can be accessed by PHP to the specified directory-tree,...

Wrong breadcrumbs in Joomla content

If you have ever had your site’s breadcrumbs show totally random entries that have nothing to do with the page you are looking at, this can be a cache...

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:...

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...

JomSocial Installer Loop

When upgrading JomSocial one of the sites we manage, it successfully completed but got stuck in an endless loop of the JomSocial installer whenever you tried to go to...

Installing Joomla on IIS/Windows Server

Installing Joomla on an IIS server can be a royal pain in the butt and I always recommend switching to a LINUX server whenever possible.  However, for those times...

Top Ten Mistakes for Joomla Upgrades

We have easily done over 50 Joomla upgrades over the last year.  Over that time, we have developed a pretty good checklist of common problems and how to migrate...

Fixing Magic Quotes for Joomla 3.x

  What is Magic Quotes? At its most basic level, it is the setting within PHP that allows quotation marks to be allowed or stripped out of a string....

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