nopCommerce Tips: Creating a Custom Layout, Part 1 – Getting Started

nopCommerce is absolutely amazing open-source e-commerce solution; robust, flexible and extensible, with a terrific community of developers who leverage and support it. This community also provides a wide array of free and premium add-ons to help further extend the capabilities and appearance of your nopCommerce installation. Today, we’ll go through the steps of getting started with your custom layout.
The folks over at Nop-Templates have been so kind as to allow me to take their products for a test drive, so we’ll cover their products I’ve chosen to implement for the custom design I’ve shown here. Open source is great for being able to write your own code, but there are times that it’s just faster and smarter to use products someone else has already put into place.
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How to Turn Off the Built in Dolphin 7 Security Module

Hello and welcome! In today’s article, we’ll discuss how to disable the built in security (phpids) that comes with Dolphin 7. It has been known to generate multiple false positives and block users trying to perform legitimate site functions.

We’ll start by logging into the admin section of our website. Now click “Settings” on the left side menu. Then click “Advanced Settings” and “Security”. Under this tab you will see two options that need to be set to “-1”. The options are “total security impact threshold to send report” and “total security impact threshold to send report and block aggressor”. Learn More

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How to Rename Friends in Elgg 1.8

Some of our Elgg users were looking for an easy way to rename the entire ‘friends’ plugin to something else, like ‘colleagues’, ‘contacts’, ‘classmates’, etc. Instead of directly modifying any code, in this article I will give you a step by step guide on how to rename friends to anything you want in Elgg 1.8

1. First, we will download a plugin called “Rename Friends 1.8.x for Elgg 1.8”, which can be downloaded here: Rename Friends

2. After downloading the plugin, upload the plugin to the mod folder. If you don’t know how to do that, please read this article Learn More

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