Last Updated on Thursday, 21 February 2013 03:58 Written by Karen S Thursday, 21 February 2013 10:53
We all know the importance of testing your site after a migration to your hosting account. More often than not we wish to do this prior to updating the domain’s DNS nameservers to Arvixe. We have a few options that allow us to do this – via the control panel, as well as by modifying your local PC’s hosts file.
Both cPanel and Website Panel provide temporary URLs via the hostname.Learn More
Last Updated on Friday, 15 February 2013 07:02 Written by Carole Bennett Friday, 15 February 2013 12:00
When working with an open-source CMS (content management system) like mojoPortal, it’s a joy to be able to access functionality to configure your mojoPortal-based solution to the specific needs of your clientele. However, when it comes time to update the site to incorporate the latest features and enhancements for mojoPortal, it can be a bit scary to test changes that may break your customizations. We’ll review a simple technique today that’ll allow you to test your current site’s configuration, without causing “live site” breaks.
First, we’ll define the prerequisites needed for testing: a local version of your database of choice (default is MSSQL, which is what we’ll cover today), and a localhost version of your current site (either leveraging IIS, or Visual Studio – it’s easy to download a copy of Visual Studio Express, or with a little bit of initiative, sign up for one of the programs that will allow you access to a free copy of Visual Studio Developer Edition).Learn More