Tuesday, April 1, 2014

3 simple ways to fix WAMP and Skype Conflict


There is a well known issue among PHP developers regarding WampServer and Skype, You may find difficulty when using Skype and Apache server on the same computer at the same time. Your Apache server may not respond, its services may not run properly.

Both the Apache server and Skype are using port 80 for their service and hence the conflict occurs.
I have just discovered 3 simple methods to solve Wamp and Skype conflict.

Solution: 1 (from Skype)

You have to change the port number of Skype application manually  is the first method.


Open Skype -> Tools -> Options -> Advanced -> Connection

Wamp Skype Conflict

And uncheck option “use port 80 and 443 as alternatives for incoming connections”, and SAVE. That’s all.

Friday, December 20, 2013

WordPress 3.8 Introduces With Smooth Interface & a Better Mobile Experience


WordPress has just released its new version (WordPress 3.8) with a massive update to blogging software.  New version is faster than older version and they changed the colors to better usability on tablets and Smartphone.  Along with back-end updates, WordPress have released a stunning new magazine theme named ‘The Twenty Fourteen’ as the default one for you to try.

At first glance itself you can feel below changes:
  • It’s responsive and the Smartphone/tablet view is far more usable than before.
  • A modern flat design is used throughout.
  • Default font is ‘Open Sans’— it looks less cluttered and clearer.
  • Eight administration colour themes can be selected in your profile…
  • Scalable, fast-loading webfont icons are used in preference to images.


Friday, September 27, 2013

Facebook Now Lets Users to Edit Posts


For the first time, Facebook is now letting the users to edit their posts after the posting. 

Before,  the user can only able to edit the posts which are attached with any photos.

For now the change will be available only to some people on the web and will be implemented to every users soon.

We can edit the posts by click on the arrow of the top right of every post and can change it easily.

This will be more useful to the user if we found grammatical or spelling mistakes.. 

Saturday, August 3, 2013

How to Read Malayalam,Tamil and Other Languages in Your Android Phone or Facebook


Few days before I got a good trick regarding reading other languages in our android smartphone, you can use this simple trick for reading languages like Malayalam,Hindi,Tamil etc

1) First install Opera mini from android store (This trick will only works on Opera browser)

2) Next open opera mini browser on  phone

3) Next type opera:config or about:config in your opera mini browser. This will open the browser’s option page.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Mingle Forum Search Not Working [Resolved]


Today I faced a wired issue while using Mingle Forum WordPress plugin, Mingle Forum plugin is a best plugin that can be used for creating
forum in our site. All worked but except the forum search functionality !!!

I searched a lot in their support forums and googled a lot and finally found a simple solution to solve this searching issue. Let me write the solution below,

Actually this problem is coming because of some database issue, Mingle Forum search will only work if the table supports FULLTEXT indexing,
so we have to enable FULLTEXT indexing to solve this issue, just use below mysql script to resolve this issue.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Getting Ordered Items and their Detail from Order ID in Magento


Here is a small snippet of code, yet useful, to get ordered items and its details using the order id. Sometimes we need to access product Id, Product SKU, product name and the categories of those products by using the order number,

Please use below code for this,

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

GoDaddy Buy One Get One Christmas Special Discounts on Domains


Hi friends,

Here is a great news from GoDaddy, They are just offered lot of new discount on domain names and renewal of existing domain names.

Get your Website. 25% off New Orders!

And of course all these offers are just because of Marry Christmas, The offers includes discounts like "buy one get one free" discounts too..

I just brought a .com domain and got a .info domain name entirely  free !!!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

How To Remove Any Links From Left Navigation In Magento My Account page


Some times it is very hard to find out and solve even simple issues too in a Magento project. Like renaming some texts removing unwanted links from the navigation area, today me too went through such a situation , one of my client doesn't need few links from 'My Account' navigation from the customer dashboard  when a client is logged in.

He said me to remove the links like Billing agreements,My downloadable products,Recurring Profiles,My Applications and My Tags, so first I did this by editing each and every single file of that particular links.

That is, we can remove 'Billing agreements' link from billing_agreement.xml by commenting or removing below code from it,


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