Monthly Archives: July 2014

Google Map: Find the longtitude and latitude of a location

Updated: http://www.latlong.net/ Useful page http://universimmedia.pagesperso-orange.fr/geo/loc.htm This page uses the Google Maps API to find out accurate geographical coordinates (latitude and longitude) for any place on Earth. It provides two ways to search, either by moving around the map and zooming … Continue reading

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Server: Wampserver error 403 on named virtual hosts outside of www

Installed the latest wampserver 2.5 and setup the virtual host files. For virtual hosts config, added these lines into conf/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf Solution: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15717739/wamp-server-virtual-hosts-configuration # # Use name-based virtual hosting. # NameVirtualHost *:80 Encountered Forbidden error 403 when I typed in the … Continue reading

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Tips to Optimise your php.ini File for PrestaShop

PrestaShop system requirements Summary: Web server: Apache 1.3, Apache 2.x, Nginx or Microsoft IIS PHP 5.4+ MySQL 5.0+ PHP memory_limit 2048M upload_max_filesize 100M max_execution_time 1000 post_max_size 100M max_input_time -1 PHP extensions: GD, cURL, SimpleXML, SOAP To improve performances: MemCached, mcrypt … Continue reading

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PrestaShop 1.3 BackOffice login refresh issue

Took over an ecommerce project running PrestaShop 1.3. The BackOffice’s unexplained admin login time-out issue was driving me crazy. Tried many solutions to optimise the various settings to no avail. Finally found this solution below which finally worked. Solution discovered … Continue reading

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Language: English Chinese translation for sports terms

Good list of translations by Baidu users for reference. http://wenku.baidu.com/view/f2da5d25bcd126fff7050b59.html And Wiki Chinese http://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%8A%B1%E6%A0%B7%E6%BB%91%E5%86%B0%E7%9A%84%E8%B7%B3%E8%B7%83%E5%8A%A8%E4%BD%9C

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What To Do When Your Website Goes Down

Before raising the alarm, do a check to find out if the website is really down by testing the link at http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/ Check these useful sites and links to diagnose website down issues in order to arm ourselves with enough … Continue reading

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