OpenCart – Moving your Existing Installation to Arvixe

Moving an entire website that you have spent a long time creating can be a scary task especially with the possibility of data loss. However, sometimes circumstances warrant a move. This article will tell you how to do it the proper way to endure a smooth transition. This process is actually not that difficult if you follow the directions and make sure all of your t’s are crossed and your i’s dotted.

Preliminary tasks: Learn More

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How to Embed a YouTube Video in Joomla 3.0

Adding YouTube videos is a good way to make your articles be more attractive. Embedding such in Joomla 3 can be a difficult task, and that’s why in this article I will give you a step-by-step guide on how to easily embed YouTube videos in Joomla 3

1. Download YouTube Embedder for Joomla 3 and 2.5 here.

2. Install the extension. If you do not know how to do that, please read this article. Learn More

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OpenCart – Condensing Language Strings (Smart Coding)

This article will be about one of the many tricks involved in writing clean condensed code when doing your own customizations within the Opencart framework. Since Opencart is an MVC-L there will be Language files involved if you are writing your own pages to echo on the front end. You should never hard code text directly into a .tpl (template file) because one “it is messy” and two it makes it difficult to track down and change later on whether it is you or the customer doing it. The first thing you do is create your own language file in the correct language directory. The easiest way to do that is to open up an existing file and just SAVE AS and rename it to that folder. This way you already have strings there you can just replace with your own so if we were looking in for example: catalog/language/english/account/account.php it would look like this: Learn More

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