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May 07 2014

How to install soap service direct admin

Installing the soap service is a relatively easy affair in theory, however there are always pitfalls to rebuilding php especially on a live environment. Check out what to look out for after the break.

Apr 28 2014

PayPal Email crashing Outlook [FIX]

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This problem is due to PayPal not using a https when sending imagery causing Outlook to stall.

It will eventually open but can take some time.

However, here’s a quick fix to stop paypal email crashing outlook.

Apr 25 2014

Alexa page rank showing Private in Firefox 6

firefox 6 alexa

After upgrading to Firefox 6 your Alexa page rank no longer shows any ranks and simply displays “Private”, this is down to Alexa requiring you to accept new T’s and C’s

Apr 04 2014

yum install php-soap not working

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If your php-soap install via yum is not working then here’s a quick fix to get things moving.

This problem can usually be fixed by editing the yum config file.

Mar 29 2014

Move Firefox Homepage Icon

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Simple way of moving the Home page icon and other elements back to the usual, more convenient position in Firefox.

This is a simple 3 step procedure and will make all the difference if you spend a lot of time surfing the web in Firefox.

Mar 08 2014

Google removed page numbers from search

Google removed page numbers

An interesting development of the new instant search feature from Google, see’s the omission of Page numbers from the footer of search pages. This really does show Google’s focus on the SERP (Search Engine Result Page) hierarchy.

Mar 06 2014

Paypal’s new checkout for Firefox

Google removed page numbers

From September 1st 2010, Paypal has revised how its checkout looks, the Paypal checkout now resembles a normal eCommerce checkout, seperating the Order Summary and Payment methods with enough space to train the eye on the important aspects of the page. UPDATED: This new checkout only seems available on Firefox - Internet Explorer seems to be using the same old checkout.