Author: adeel

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

PTA to block unregistered phones by October 20 2018

PTA (Pakistan Telecommunication Authority) has started an activity to register mobile handsets by asking mobile subcribers to SMS their IMEI number to 8484 as part of a drive against fake IMEIs throughout the country. Millions of handsets, have been smuggled or not registered with the PTA. How to find your IMEI number? Enter *#06# Press…
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October 13, 2018 0

How to upgrade from PHP 5.3.x to 5.5.x on Windows 7 in 4 easy steps

I have been using PHP 5.3.29 on my PC for some time now as many PHP open source frameworks and applications had been supporting PHP version uptill 5.3.X. However with time PHP has progressed and with new and stable versions coming up the benchmark of support has shifted from PHP 5.3 to PHP 5.4 and…
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September 18, 2017 0

How to send email from an external email account using GMail

If you would like to send email from an external email account you own using GMail then please follow the steps below. Login into your GMail account and click on Settings menu as show in the attached snap shot. Then click on the Accounts and Import tab on the Settings page. Then click on Add…
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April 24, 2016 0

How to remove your email from GMail spam folder

People doing email marketing have come across this many a times. Even after setting up your reverse DNS, SPF, DKIM records as well as setting up DMARC policy your email may not be arriving into the user’s inbox. It may be going into the spam/junk mail folder and your recipient may be oblivious to this…
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April 24, 2016 0

How to check the headers of the email received to confirm sender

As the internet grows and the businesses associated with it expand so do the security issues and if you are not alert you could end up with serious problems. I would like to share the following which happened to one of our employees and had his customer not been alert he would have lost a…
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November 24, 2015 0

How to change server time using WHM

If you are running a dedicated hosting server and you come across a situation where you see that the date time of the server is showing a time different from your regional timezone then you can change it easily from your WHM panel. Login into your WHM panel and then search for Server in the…
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July 3, 2015 0

How to remove the PHPList IP address has changed error

If you are a regular user of PHPList then you may have come across the following problem sometime. This error occurs if the IP address through which you are connected to the internet changes any time during your login session in PHPList. If it does then PHPList will end your session and take you to…
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July 1, 2015 0

How to disable IP address validation in WHM so that your webmail session is not lost

If you are using web mail to check your emails on a regular basis and you have multiple ISPs or a single ISP with dynamic IP address then you may have come across the issue of losing your web mail session when the IP address changes for one reason or the other. Although this is…
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June 29, 2015 0

Why am I getting a 522 error on my website hosted on Cloudflare

If you have hosted your website on Cloudflare CDN then you or your visitor may have experienced the following problem on their browser. A 522 error happens when a TCP connection to the web server could not be established. To initiate a TCP connection the Cloudflare edge server sends out 3 SYN packets and awaits…
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February 10, 2015 0

How to remove Yahoo “temporarily deferred due to user complaints” restriction

If you or your company sends out bulk email to your customers frequently then you may have come across a situation where Yahoo may have blocked your emails from reaching its users. Most of the time the problem occurs when customer reports your email to Yahoo for spam. Once a specific number of people report…
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