ocPortal Version 9.0.7 Released

Recently, version 9.0.7 has been released for ocPortal, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to take a look at some of the changes in this version. This version is almost three months in the making after the release of 9.0.6 in February of this year and as a result includes quite a few changes. Many of the changes are bug fixes and minor tweaks. Some of the other changes include:-

  • ocPortal includes a whole range of importers for other software including WordPress and in this version the WordPress importer has been tweaked and improved. Learn More
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View Module Positions in a Joomla 2.5 Template

Modules are the most flexible extensions in Joomla and are used for page rendering. Usually Modules are square boxes arranged around a component that pulls information of your Joomla website database. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on how to view Module Positions in Joomla 2.5.

  1. Log into Joomla as an Admin.
  2. Go to Menu “Extensions –> Template Manager”:  Learn More
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Finding Referenced Objects in SQL Server

When working with a large amount of objects in sql server there are times when you want to know what columns or fields are used in other objects (views, stored procedures, triggers, functions, etc). In SQL here are two queries that you can run to determine what if any dependencies there are.
Just replace the ‘%LastName%’ with whatever you are looking for. The only thing you have to remember is if you have multiple table names with the same named column then you will get a result back with both tables. To prevent this then you might what to fully qualify the table names in your objects and then search for them that way. For example; if you a salesman table and a customer table with ‘LastName’ fields then this could be a problem. Learn More

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