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My Silly Point of View




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Current Rank: 32 (Technology & Computers)
URL: http://mysillypointofview.richardferaro.com/
Site Description: This blog is targeted towards all levels of developers and also designers. Various topics are discussed such as Magento, PHP & MySQL, jQuery, WordPress, CSS and HTML.
Date Joined: Aug 29, 2012

Tags: Magento, PHP, WordPress, jQuery, MySQL


Latest Blog Posts

How to change the number of columns in Magento catalog grid
on Jan 30, 2013 in Feeling guru Techie Daw e-commerce Magento PHP The default Magento catalog grid is set to display 3 products per column. Most users alter the number of columns by modifying the file catalog/product/list.phtml. There’s actually a much cleaner approach to this task and you only need to modify...



How to fix WordPress permalinks on Mac OS X’s localhost
on Aug 28, 2012 in Feeling guru Techie Daw mac permalinks wordpress I recently installed a WordPress blog in my localhost using Mac OS X’s built in Apache and PHP with MySQL to test a functionality when I decided to update the permalinks to use a different format other than the default setting. When I tested th...



How to fix the “Illegal scheme supplied, only alphanumeric characters are permitted” Magento error on Localhost using HTTP (fresh install)
on Oct 30, 2011 in Feeling guru Techie Daw I want to setup a development environment for the Mage Enabler for WordPress plugin in my new desktop so I downloaded the latest copy of Magento Community Edition which is version 1.6.1.0 at the time of this writing. I used the sample data provided f...



Auto-select all <option> items from multiple select dropdown using jQuery
on Apr 10, 2011 in Feeling guru Techie Daw HTML jQuery I’ve been working for the past few days with jQuery and one of the task was to manipulate HTML forms before submitting it for processing. What I needed to do is to process a form having multiple submit buttons and select tags. These set of select t...



How to create a new Magento customer account from an external site?
on Feb 20, 2011 in Feeling guru Techie Daw Magento php wordpress I’ve been receiving a lot of inquiries on how to create a new customer record on the fly using Mage.php or using the plugin Mage Enabler for WordPress. So, to save you time and also to provide a thread for this specific topic, here’s how...



Separating message and author in ‘Stray Random Quotes’ WordPress plugin
on Jan 28, 2011 in Feeling guru Techie Daw wordpress php plugin I needed a plugin that can show random quotes with author options as well and I found Stray Random Quotes WordPress plugin could do the trick. The only problem is, the function to display the random quote directly outputs the text onscreen together w...



My Silly Point of View won Best Technology Blog at 2010 Philippine Blog Awards
on Dec 11, 2010 in Events awards blogging web I was so nervous that night that I decided not to cite this long acceptance speech so I posted it here instead. Here it goes: Thank you for the recognition and also for allowing me to be a part of the awards night. I would like to express my sincere...



My Silly Point of View is nominated for Best Technology Blog!
on Nov 21, 2010 in Events Techie Daw blogging web The event will be held on 12th of December 2010 at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza. Hopefully, I’ll be able to win the award but nevertheless, the ultimate goal is to be with the best Filipino bloggers in the country.



How to pull the list of customers from Magento to an external site?
on Sep 6, 2010 in Feeling guru Techie Daw Magento php programming If you’re thinking of creating a page that will display your customer list from Magento to a different PHP-based application, you can use the script below to do so. First, let’s create a file called index.php and inside it, create functio...



How to add Magento blocks, CSS and Javascript to an external site
on Jul 1, 2010 in Feeling guru Magento php programming You might have a Magento based website running online and wanted to extend parts of it (also known as blocks, which may include some css and js in the code) to an external site which may either be a blog, another CMS or any other PHP based web applic...



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