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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.

Oct 13 2020

Rename SMTP Banner Exim

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Simple way of renaming your smtp banner. This can be especially useful for those trying to get Reverse DNS to match the SMTP Banner.

For those specifically looking to get the Reverse DNS to match the SMTP Banner then simply make sure your Hostname matches your Reverse DNS (you can normally setup your Reverse DNS for an IP address at your hosting control panel, ask your hosting provider if unsure.)

Oct 13 2020

Coupon Code in Order Confirmation Email - Magento

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A very simple, non-technical way of including your coupon code in your order confirmation emails.

Magento has changed a lot over various different releases, when something worked in one version it suddenly didn’t in a new release, so this may or may not be applicable to your current version, but if you are experiencing coupon codes not showing and want a super easy way to do it, without touching any code then read on.

Oct 12 2020

CSR contains a key size that is less than 2048 bits

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Most SSL providers are now issuing requirements of 2048 bit CSR’s, but some control panels have issues with providing more than 1024 bits without some modification.

Oct 12 2020

Make ‘Ship to This Address’ Default in Magento Checkout

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This code will allow you to preselect the ’ship to address’ during your Magento checkout. Most often customers will not require shipping to multiple addresses therefore the preselected option should be automatically set to ‘Ship to this Address’.

This really should be setup as core, or at least an option in the admin section, but for the time being here’s how to make the change.

Oct 11 2020

Display mail log in CentOS Linux

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Simple and quick way of showing the active mail log from SSH in Linux CentOS.

Specifically using Exim Mail.

Oct 11 2020

Turn off page titles globally in Joomla

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In Joomla! 1.5.*, many Article parameters, such as Show Title, Show Author, and so on, can be set in three places:

1. the individual article (the Article:[Edit] screen)
2. the menu item (Menu Item:[Edit] screen)
3. global parameters (Article Manager / Parameters)

Oct 10 2020

Joomla permissions

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Simple and easy way to check Joomla folder permissions from your admin account. This will usually be setup during installation, however if you are migrating your joomla to another server or rebuilding the install, it’s especially useful to check these settings.