OpenCart SSL (Do I need one?)

This is a common question among persons that download and start using the Open Cart shopping cart: do I need an SSL? The answer is a unanimous YES. I will explain why this is true in this post but first let’s define what an SSL is and what it does. There are many articles on the web that go into further detail about the inner workings of SSL but this one will describe the basics only, and how it relates to Opencart:

SSL or (Secured-Socket-Layer) is an industry standard in providing security for those that visit your website.  It is also one of the major pieces in becoming PCI-Compliant.  The general rule of thumb for considering an SSL is this: Learn More

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How to Use the Dolphin 7.1 Ad System

Hello and welcome! In today’s blog I will show you how to add ads to your Dolphin 7.1 website. First we need to install the ads module. A step by step guide on installing the Dolphin 7.1 base modules can be found HERE.

The module comes with several default categories for the ads or you can add your own from the Dolphin admin. Learn More

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Backing up data from Arvixe and send it to DropBox

If you are like me than backing up data seems to be a thankless task. On one hand you wish people would appreciate the need for it, while on the other you hope people never need it. It can be very time consuming and tedious. Using Arvixe Control is easily to set up scheduled task to backup databases, files, and web sites — which is a great first step. However; backing up your data on the same server or at the same location is not only inadequate, it is also can be dangerous. Even Arvixe has this to say about backup and restore; Learn More

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