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Articles and Reviews from Voodish

Welcome to our Articles section, we try and update this section at least twice weekly, so check back regularly for the most up to date info. Our sections include Future of Computing, Internet Tools, Tea Break and Web Development.

Feb 18 2019

Perl files download instead of executing / processing (fixed)

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If you are experiencing perl files trying to download rather than executing on the server, this is usually down to an apache configuration problem.

A simple enough problem to fix with the correct access.

Feb 17 2019

Joomla! Your password reset confirmation failed because the token was invalid


If you are receiving the error: “your password reset confirmation failed because the token was invalid” from Joomla 1.5.16 or higher then this can usually been down to a couple of factors.

Feb 17 2019

Lightbox opens at bottom of the web page (fixed)

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The number one reason for this happening is down to not linking to your lightbox.css corrrectly.

Check and double check you are linking correctly to your lightbox.css file.

Whilst developing sites with various CMS’s (Content Management Systems) it is easy to create an erronous link to the lightbox css amongst the various templates and themes, so to fix the lightbox opening in the footer / bottom of the page check the css link first.

Feb 16 2019

Intermediate CA installation for Directadmin SSL

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If your SSL provider requires an Intermediate CA to complete the chain of trust and you are using Directadmin as your Control Panel, then here’s how to get your SSL certificate installed correctly.

Feb 16 2019

Remove Joomla generator tag


Quick and simple way of removing the Joomla generator tag from your source code.

This method will remove the generator from the code.

Feb 15 2019

Remove additional image from Virtuemart

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So you’ve managed to add an additional image to your Virtuemart site, using the “Add Image/File” link from within a product, but how do you delete said image?

This really isn’t particularly obvious from the admin menu, but here’s how to do it.

Feb 15 2019

Rename WordPress admin directory

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Here’s how to rename your WordPress admin directory to add another level of security to your WordPress install.

This method is known as Security through obfuscation and is no substitute for true security, but it all helps in the sea of other WordPress installs out there.