Category Archives : Blog

10

Aug

The New Alphabet, Inc. – First Large Company to Use XYZ Domain as Their Main Domain

Today, the founders of Google, Sergey Brin and Larry Page announced the new company Alphabet, Inc which will own Google and other Google related companies. But, something more subtle has happened. For years, when a large company launched, they looked to READ MORE

04

Jun

Invalid CSRF token. Send the form again. If you did not send this request from Adminer then close this page.

I’ve been scratching my head over this. Adminer runs fine on the many Ubuntu systems I’ve installed it on (with the exception of one), but everytime I use Centos, I get this error. Turns out, it’s a permissions issue. If READ MORE

20

Mar

Google Inbox
Google Inbox

I finally received my invite earlier this week to Google Inbox for Aps. We use Google Apps for our email. We signed up before it was a paid service – though I would gladly pay since the service is, in READ MORE

26

Feb

Get Multiple Customer Groups In Magento with GroupsCatalog2

Sometimes we need to get a customer’s group in Magento. Pretty straight forward. But, when you add GroupsCatalog2, customers can be assigned to multiple groups. I recently had a client that wanted to tell customers on their customer dashboard what READ MORE

21

Feb

Fix Magento error:14077410:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:sslv3 alert handshake failure!

So you have received a version of the error: 14077410:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:sslv3 alert handshake failure error while trying to install a Magento Connect extension? We have your solution! It seems that this week, Magento Connect turned off SSLv3 (a good thing), but READ MORE

07

Nov

Fixing Magento Shipping Handling Fee Percentage of Order

So, if you have ever tried to set a handling fee in Magento by percent per order, you’ll find it takes the shipping cost * the handling (even though in the docs it says it takes the order * the READ MORE

08

Aug

Magento Custom Shipping Module

Recently, I had a client who needed a shipping module that figures shipping based on a percentage of the subtotal. Now, I know that some have modified the table rates, but as it turns out, even that hack doesn’t work READ MORE

22

Apr

The Slow Painful Death of Nokia
The Slow Painful Death of Nokia

If you are over 25, you’ve probably had a Nokia in the past. Most people remember them as amazing hardware. They were sturdy, and performed well. Amazing quality like most things from Finland. Then the evolution of the smart phone READ MORE

10

Apr

Today, while upgrading server servers for clients, we upgraded from Apache 2.2 to 2.4. Immediately sites received 403Forbidden. That’s because there is a small change here: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/upgrading.html Basically, in your host files, you have to replaces “Allow from all” with “Require READ MORE

10

Apr

WooCommerce Multiple Currencies with BrainTree

We recently had a client who uses WooCommerce and conducts business globally. They use PayPal and BrainTree as their payment processors. The challenge they faced was that they needed to process payments in USD, AUD, and EUR. These orders needed READ MORE