nopCommerce Video Tips: Setting Up nopCommerce in Visual Studio 2012

Hi! Well, after writing over 170 articles here at Arvixe, I’ve decided to try a new approach. While some people learn better by reading, others find watching a live video to be more instructive. As a result, we’ll be publishing a series of videos covering various mojoPortal topics. If there’s a topic you’d like to see covered, just shoot me a line at carole.bennett@arvixe.com, with the subject line: “Arvixe Tutorial Topic Suggestion”. Enjoy!

Today, we’ll go over how to set up nopCommerce in Visual Studio 2012.

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How to Disable YouTube Related Videos in phpFox

This article will show you how to disable the “YouTube related videos” when a YouTube video is shared on your phpFox website.

By default, when a video is shared on your phpFox website via YouTube, YouTube shows related videos at the end of viewing the video.  You can disable this related videos with a simple change in the admincp.

Login to your admincp, and type related in the search box in the top right of the admincp.  Select the Disable YouTube Related Videos Global Setting. Learn More

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Prevent Malicious Bots/Spiders From Accessing Your Site Using .htaccess

There are various types of bots and spiders that transverse sites for different reasons. Among them activities such as email harvesting and other malicious activity. By using a .htaccess file, you can block the majority of well know malicious bots.

Bad bots typically ignore the wishes of your robots.txt file, so you’ll want to ban them using means such as .htaccess. The trick is to identify a bad bot. Below is a useful code block you can insert into .htaccess file for blocking a lot of the known bad bots and site rippers currently out there. Learn More

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