[TomatoCart] Integrate Four Banners into the Left & Right Columns in your Store

It should be very useful to inform visitors about offers, new products and services with banners used on your home page and throughout the user journey. In this article, I will teach how to integrate four banners modules into your store so as to let you add two banners in the left column and two banners in the right column with different position. Learn More

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MODX getOption() with Snippet Properties

In the previous article, we looked at the various ways that $modx->getOption() can be used. In this one, we’ll look specifically at how it handles snippet properties placed in a snippet tag.

When you place properties in a snippet tag, their names (keys) and values arrive in the snippet in the $scriptProperties array. You can retrieve them directly from the array, but as we saw in the last article, it’s a lot more convenient to get them with $modx->getOption(). When you use getOption(), it helps to understand what it will get you depending on the actual properties sent in the tag. Learn More

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Turn Off magic_quotes_gpc for Joomla

Magic Quotes is the process of escaping special characters with a ‘\’ to allow a string to be entered into a database. This is called ‘magic’ because PHP can do this automatically when magic_quotes_gpc is turned on. Joomla 3 specifically requires Magic Quotes to be off before installing it, otherwise you will not be able to install it or face issues with your images. In this article I will give you a step-by-step guide on how to turn off Magic_Quotes_GPC for Joomla. Learn More

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