THE DIGITAL BLOG

Thoughts and musings.

Newsletter crafting can be pretty straightforward but cumbersome at times due to the way they must be constructed in order to retain the original designs - even more so if the designs are quite complex and laden with images.

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The undisputed queen of Joomla, Amy Stephen, has set up a new Ning social community group especially for Joomla! professionals and developers. In just over a month it's amassed over 400 members and is growing rapidly.

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You'd have thought there was a basic provision for this in Magento, but unfortunately this is not the case and, looking at this thread on the Magento forums, it's not something that Varien are looking at correcting at any point in the near future.

The problem is that in-development stores need testing; to do that properly, you need to push test orders fully through the system, from invoice to completion.

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If you've ever had to move a Magento site from one server/domain to another, you'll already know how tricky it can be to get things working right afterwards.

The following article describes the processes and steps involved to successfully move your Magento site to a new server/domain name, along with some possible solutions for further issues you may encounter.

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I recently wanted to develop a WordPress site on a live web server, in the root of the server, using the final domain name - however, I didn't want the public to be able to view the work in progress site.

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The following guide will show you how to create and schedule a Bash server script in order to backup MySQL databases on your VPS or dedicated server.

Please note that different server configurations may require slightly different commands to those shown, and please BACKUP EVERYTHING before proceeding. You use the following information at your own risk!

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