How to Optimize the Activity River in Elgg 1.8

This is a follow up of the elgg optimization articles I will be writing every month. Today we are going to talk about the activity river and how to optimize it to reduce server load and to give a good user experience to your visitors.

1. Download the community plugin Watch my pages for elgg 1.8 here Learn More

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mojoPortal Tips: Updating Your Artisteer 3.1 Skin for mojoPortal 2.3.9.5

I’m always delighted to see the latest improvements and enhancements in the mojoPortal CMS; however, when applying upgrades that include significant UI changes, there can be challenges with customized UI themes. Here’s some ways to make your legacy Artisteer 3.1-based skins work with the latest version of mojoPortal, 2.3.9.5

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[WHMCS] State Drop Down Menu

By default the drop down menu “State” will only show relevant results for the web hosting companies default country (in most cases: United States). Only when a client changes the country drop down menu does the State field update with relevant results to them. As the country field is located AFTER the state drop down menu, it can cause problems.

For example, if a UK client was to signup to a US based hosting provider they would see the State drop down menu BEFORE the country drop down menu, as WHMCS doesn’t automatically detect the users country that state drop down menu will only show US states causing the client to either: Leave, pick a random option with the chance of forgetting to update it later – Why put your client through potential frustration? Learn More

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