Month: September 2011

Progress of open source software and comparison with commercial software

Open source software has been around for a long time now and people have really began to adapt it. They have started using everything open source from operating systems to office applications, from mail server to browsers, from web servers

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301 redirect folder url to root url using htaccess

Our SEO department recently tweaked the URLs of a client website in order to improve the search engine rankings. The change was minor and they just removed a category path from the URL which shortened the actual length of the

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Important information from PayPal regarding IPN and API Changes – September 2011

Our client forwarded the following email to us today after receiving it from PayPal.  PayPal are upgrading their services and the update mostly affects people using Payflow Pro and related services. It also accepts customers using PayPal IPN to accept

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How to fetch images from remote server using PHP

We were updating the products on a client website from a new supplier. The supplier provided a CSV file containing the list of products and related information however they did not provide any product images. After browsing their website I

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