Better Search in Elgg

As of right now, elgg uses mysql full text search engine, which is slow and heavy. This type of search is not bad, but when you have several people searching at the same time it affects server performance. Google Search for elgg is quite good but relies on google rather than elgg. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on how to have a better search in elgg Learn More

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Add Shoutboxes to ocPortal

shoutbox addonsA shoutbox is a popular addition to many community websites and is very easy to add as long as you have the chat room addon installed in your ocPortal website.  The shoutbox addon is primarily designed to be a side block which means it was originally designed to work best in one of your website side panels. Learn More

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How to Use the .htaccess File

The .htaccess file is a small and powerful tool that controls many aspects of your website. It is possible to modify your Apache configuration on a per-domain and even a per-directory level by it. Many systems including TomatoCart rely on .htaccess files for configuring your site. Things like redirects, enabling compression, rewriting urls for seo, enabling client caching and more can be achieved by adding some code to this little file. But, some general users may don’t know how to use it. So, I will describe it in great details in this article.

Where to find the .htaccess file? Learn More

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