Upwork. One of the largest freelancing marketplace on the earth. Many of us may know it already. Upwork was known as oDesk in the near past. oDesk merged with eLance in 2013 and take of the name “Upwork”. If you’re a freelancer, and want to work in Upwork, then your success will depend on how […]

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I ran into a situation while developing a website where I needed to get a specific part of URL. Think of a URL, http://localhost/testjs/index.html. I want to extract both the base URL and the root URL which are,     http://localhost/ and     http://localhost/testjs/ in my case. If I relocate the website in the future, my […]

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I have been thinking about how to access to my localhost in windows from Android/Apple devices. Every now and then, web developers bump into the problem of accessing localhost sites/apps from their mobile devices. As a general practice, all files of a website are uploaded to remote server (generally under a subdomain named “demo”) and […]

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FontStyle is an enumeration you can Or them together to add or Xor to remove. i.e. to add underlining to existing style: textBox1.Font = new Font( textBox1.Font, textBox1.Font.Style | FontStyle.Underline ); to remove underlining from style: textBox1.Font = new Font( textBox1.Font, textBox1.Font.Style ^ FontStyle.Underline ); and you can check for which Enumerations are in the […]

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Almost every component in Joomla! ships with a set of parameters (or, params). Using “Options” button, we can easily alter the params values of a component. What if we want to change values of some parameters programmatically, i.e., using Joomla! codes. Let’s do it step by step. 1. Load component params. $comparams = JComponentHelper::getParams(‘com_news’); 2. Set […]

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At the time of Joomla! custom component development, we need to get a component params for use in different places like in component itself, modules, plugins. Access component params from inside own component To access component params in component itself, I use JFactory::getApplication() like below: Access component params from another component Or even shortcut: Get […]

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There are numerous hosting company around the globe. They use various popular Operating Systems. Some offers hosting optimized for Joomla! Content Management System (CMS). We often run in problem while installing Joomla! extensions like Components, Modules, or Plugins. I have recently encountered the following error on a Joomla 3.2.2 website while installing a module:

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