Wish happy birthday to your customers from Zen Cart

Zen Cart by default requests a customer to enter his/her date of birth during registration. This is optional of course and can be removed from the Zen Cart admin panel. However one can make good use of this to regularly wish their customers a happy birthday thereby keeping in touch with them. I have developed … Read moreWish happy birthday to your customers from Zen Cart

How to parse large sized XML files using PHP XML Parser

I was recently provided a Google Base XML file by a client to load on one of his websites. The size of the XML file was over 20MB.  The format of the XML file was as follows: <?xml version=”1.0″?> <rss version=”2.0″ xmlns:g=”http://base.google.com/ns/1.0″ xmlns:c=”http://base.google.com/cns/1.0″> <channel> <title>Company Name</title> <description>Company Name Description</description> <link>www.companyname.com</link> <item> <g:id>TEST</g:id> <title>Test Product Name</title> … Read moreHow to parse large sized XML files using PHP XML Parser

Steps to implement mySQL FULLTEXT

mySQL has full text indexing and searching support from version 5.0 onwards however there are some limitations. If you need to implement full text indexing then please review points given below: 1. mySQL allows full text indexing on MyISAM tables and not any other table type. If you try to create a full text index … Read moreSteps to implement mySQL FULLTEXT

How to use AJAX to check user already exists or not in PHP

AJAX is a wonderful technology that provides the visitor with a “no refresh” experience on the web. With the advent and popularity of Web 2.0 this technology is making progress by leaps and bounds. If you would like to verify whether a user is registered on your website or not then you can use the … Read moreHow to use AJAX to check user already exists or not in PHP

Problems while installing Drupal 6.x

If you are facing problem on step 3 of Drupal installation where you enter your database name, username and password and after clicking Continue button the page just refreshes blanking out everything then the following fix applies to you if are on Windows 2003. This problem has also been mentioned on Drupal website 1. Go … Read moreProblems while installing Drupal 6.x