OpenCart 2.0 (Normalizing database / extensions)

This article will describe the basics of Database Normalization and how it can relate to your OpenCart Store. Each OpenCart store has a database whether you know it or not. For most, we just download the software, follow the installation instructions and start selling. You actually have to store data somewhere, hence your database. OpenCart does a pretty good job in normalizing data but what if you start adding custom extensions? Adding to the default schema could be disastrous if you do not know what you are doing. It’s easy to screw up the integrate of the data if you aren’t sure how to normalize new tables. Learn More

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Log Failed Logins in MODX

A MODX forum user asked for a way to log failed logins when a user comMODX logoplained that they were entering the correct credentials and sometimes not getting in. Here’s a small plugin that will write information to the log when a login fails.

Be sure to read the section below on security and privacy issues!

The plugin would also be useful for seeing if hackers are trying to log in to your site and look at their attempts. Learn More

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Change Type of Document in Alfresco

In Alfresco Share when we go to document details page of and content we could see change type action available there which could allow users to change type of content. But this is not as simple as it appears. You need to configure properly in share-config-custom.xml for your custom content types to get your custom content types visible under that menu.

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