[How to] Opencart Add information into contact page

Step 1 Create an “information” page called “Contact” Step 2 In “Design” Tab, Default select Contact. This will tell system this information page will use contact view. Step 3 Get into catalog/controller/information/contact.php, add following code after public function index() { $this->language->load(‘information/contact’); paste this $this->load->model(‘catalog/information’); $information_info = $this->model_catalog_information->getInformation(17); $this->data[‘heading_title’] = $information_info[‘title’]; $this->data[‘description’] = html_entity_decode($information_info[‘description’], ENT_QUOTES, ‘UTF-8’);…

[How-to] Upload whatever file you’d like in the fckeditor

I’ve searched for some code snippets to upload PDF files (like tech specs for certain products) in the product description fckeditor window, but without success, so I edited the code myself and here’s it if you need to do something similar! I know there are better ways of doing it (not to mention using MIME…

Five tech trends that will change the web in 2013

Mobility is a key term in the quest to predict where the web will be going in the coming year. We’re betting that 2013 will see a natural but definitive step in the direction of total mobility. Technology is ever evolving, and 2013 looks to be a landmark year filled with new tech, and even…

Why 2013 Is the Year of Responsive Web Design

Pete Cashmore Dec 12, 2012 You may have noticed that Mashable got a new look recently. The design seems wider than usual, and when you shrink your browser, the content resizes to fit. The aim here isn’t merely prettiness or technical trickery, however: Media companies like ours are seeing a major shift in the consumption…

What’s the Difference Between Conversion Optimization and SEO (And Why You Should Care)

I frequently encounter some level of confusion among marketers about search engine optimization. Given that we provide Conversion Optimization services, I find myself needing to describe the difference between SEO and Conversion Optimization. Search Engine Optimization is to Advertising what Conversion Optimization is to Marketing First, let’s get some of the definitions out of the…

Why use JSON over XML?

There are times when you may be unsure what format to choose when transmiting data between a server and web application. Here are a few reasons why you might choose to use JSON rather than XML and a few why you might choose XML rather than JSON. Background Information What is JSON? JavaScript Object Notation…

Mobile Website Facts & Benefits

Studies show that current mobile web-user experiences are overall horrible when it comes to viewing and navigating websites. Websites that have not been optimized for mobile viewing are too cluttered and negatively impact the visitor’s ability to locate information. Traditional websites are designed to be viewed on a computer screen instead of a mobile device.…

IE8 crashes res://ieframe.dll error – Solved

Have you see thie error message when you load your website in IE8?

res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#…..

There is the solution.

Put

<meta http-equiv=”X-UA-Compatible” content=”IE=EmulateIE7″>

In your every single page, between <head> and </head>

Enjoy!!

Create an opencart module

Found a very useful article to help create an opencart module. Thanks Qphoria. by Qphoria This guide applies to all versions of OpenCart 1.x (eg 1.3.x, 1.4.x, 1.5.x, etc)It is very rare that this will be needed. Even when you think you have to duplicate a module like “flat rate”, it is actually best done using one of…

50 Useful and Free Seamless Pattern Sets

Employing seamless patterns are an extraordinary way to give your design some additional depth and personality. Either by delicately highlighting important areas or for producing a background that will elevate your layout design to top notch status. In this post you will unearth all types of assorted patterns; for example fabrics, arithmetical shapes, fancy, retro, vintage, grunge,…

It appears Google has quietly killed its weather API

It appears Google has quietly killed its weather API 28TH AUGUST 2012 by EMIL PROTALINSKI Last month, Google announced plans to shutter iGoogle, among a bunch of other services. Many developers and users were (and still are) outraged, but at least they have some time to breathe: iGoogle isn’t going away until November 1, 2013. That means there…

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