How to Find If an Extension Exists in the PHP Configuration Through Terminal


This article will show you how to search for functions inside the PHPinfo through a terminal or console. I will show you a simple line to execute that finds if a certain word is found in the PHP info. This is useful for searching for functions.

1. Open up a terminal or console.

2. Let’s say if you want to know if GD libraries are installed, you’d search for ‘gd’ with the code like this: Learn More

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mojoPortal Tips: Techniques to Speed Site Performance

mojoPortal is a terrific CMS, and handles site traffic quite well. However, there are always elements you can address to ensure that your site is running at peak performance, and delivering an optimal experience for your users. Here are a few tips on how to make that happen.

File Sizes

If your content is extremely image-heavy, be sure to optimize your images before uploading them. Larger images will be better as .jpg, rather than .png, for instance.  A great resource for optimizing your images is the Online Image Optimizer by Dynamic Drive; it’s free to use, and very easy.

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nopCommerce Tips: How to Set Special Shipping Options

One of my nopCommerce customers is a milliner, who makes custom hats. If you’re in any way familiar with fashion, you’ll know that not all hats are created equal, and that goes for their shipping costs and requirements as well. We’ll cover how to accommodate these special shipping costs in nopCommerce.

A soft cloth cap can be packaged in a padded envelope, while a full tophat must be shipped in a sturdy box, which of course will be much more expensive. This means that products with such a wide range of shipping costs and needs have to be factored differently. Thankfully, nopCommerce provides a means of allowing for additional shipping costs for these special items, over and above the standard shipping rate calculations based on purchase price, etc. Learn More

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