Month: July 2009

Adeel Sarfraz does freelance website design/development/marketing along with mobile applications

Stocks ride high at the Karachi Stock Exchange

Friday was a fantastic day at the Karachi Stock Exchange. The result season has already started and some blue chip company is announcing its results every other day for the 4th quarter 2009. Expectations in the market are high right now as the 1st quarter 2010 may not be quite rosy for the investors due…
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July 31, 2009 0

What is the minimum mySQL version requirement for Zencart?

A client of mine developed his website in Zencart and after careful scrutiny approved the website for deployment to his production machine. He provided the FTP and mySQL information for us to deploy the website. As is the practice, I check for any version conflicts that may conflict with our system before I give the…
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July 31, 2009 0

How to add number of days in a date in mySQL?

A client was running a membership driven website for some time now. He had been offering free membership and no membership expiry up till now. However, some where along the way he was bit by the commercial bug 🙂 and he decided on ending free membership for all members. He wanted his members to pay…
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July 26, 2009 0

How to resolve the empty confirmCode issue in Joomla

I was working on a client website based on Joomla. When any member registered on the website an email was sent to the member’s email address to verify his account. The email was coming up fine but the confirmCode variable in the query string was empty. Client wanted me to resolve it so I set…
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July 25, 2009 0

How to display map of UK postcode using MultiMap

If you would like to display map of UK postcode using MultiMap then its fairly easy however you’ll have to understand a bit how MultiMap does it. First you will have to register as a developer on the website through the following URL http://www.multimap.com/openapi/ Once you have confirmed your account you can use the client…
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July 24, 2009 0

What to do if you got the “Got error 28 from storage engine” in mySQL?

I had logged into PhPMyAdmin and was trying to add some fields into a table when I got the error “Got error 28 from storage engine”. I tried to refresh the page but it kept coming. I closed the browser and then tried to run my website and found that the same error message was…
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July 23, 2009 0

4th quarter corporate results to be announced at the Karachi Stock Exchange

The fourth quarter ended on June 30 2009 and its that time of the year when corporates announce their financial results and shareholders anxiously wait for the amount of dividend that is going to be paid to them. The Karachi Stock Exchange is fluctuating in a specific range as the market is waiting for the…
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July 21, 2009 0

How to implement CAPTCHA on Zencart registration forms?

A client of ours was facing an issue with spam registrations on his website. We had developed his website on Zencart. The issue was that spam bots were registering on his website in the hundreds and the client wanted us to put a stop to this. I decided on implementing CAPTCHA on the registration forms…
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July 20, 2009 0

How can you increase conversion rates with Google Web Optimizer Tool

Most of the times you will find that even when the website is live and running and there are no bugs/issues on the website you will see that not many people are buying the product/service you are offering. You may find that people are visiting your website but due to some reason the number of…
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July 17, 2009 0

How to install the Comodo SSL seal on your website?

For those of you who take sensitive information from customers such as personal or payment information you will most probably use SSL to make your website safer from sniffers. Installing SSL on your web server is a some what technical task and its always better to leave it to your support and networking personnel to…
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July 17, 2009 0