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How To Fix Cowardly Refusing to Sudo error in Brew – Mac OS X

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It is a common error that users generally encounter when they try to execute a brew command as sudo and shown below is an example of how the error looks like: Debjit-Sahas-Mac-mini:mcrypt debjit$ sudo brew link mcrypt Password: Sorry, try again. Password: Error: Cowardly refusing to `sudo brew link` You can use brew with sudo,…

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How To Fix – Mcrypt PHP extension required in Laravel on Mac OS X (No MAMP)

Laravel Mcrypt Welcome Message

Laravel PHP web framework requires certain libraries to function properly. One of these libraries is the mcrypt and the php-mcrypt (bridge between mcrypt and php). However, there is a good chance that you will run into issues while running Laravel if these libraries and the extensions are not properly installed. When I got started with…

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How to Manually Build & Install php-mcrypt on Mac OS X

How to Manually Build & Install php-mcrypt on Mac OS X

Installing php-mcrypt should be a cakewalk on Mac OS X with brew using the command “brew install php54-mcrypt” but at times things do not work out this easily and that is when you have to end up building and installing php54-mcrypt manually. It is an easy process and here is how you can do it….

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Top 6 Tips to Increase Your Conversion Rate When Using an eCommerce Theme

Top 6 Tips to Increase Your Conversion Rate When Using an eCommerce Theme

The average conversion rate for eCommerce websites across the board is a little more than two percent. Regardless of the amount of revenue your company generates each year, increasing this rate even a few percentage points can do wonders for your bottom line. Following these quick tips when designing the theme of your eCommerce website…

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4 Major Areas to Research Before Selecting a Web Designer

4 Major Areas to Research Before Selecting a Web Designer

You may have already decided that designing your own website is a little more than you can handle right now, so hiring a professional website designer is the best investment to make to get the job done right. However, the problem is that you have no idea where to even start when it comes to…

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PHPFox & Q2A Single Sign-on Integration – User Related Functions

PHPFox & Q2A Single Sign-on Integration – User Related Functions

In this article we will talk about the last part in our series on PHPFox and Question2Answer Q2A single sign-on integration that lets PHPFox users to use Q2A platform without having to create yet another additional account and simply use their PHPFox signed in session to browse through Q2A. This part of the tutorial involves…

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PHPFox & Question2Answer Q2A Single Sign-on – Compulsory Functions

PHPFox & Question2Answer Q2A Single Sign-on – Compulsory Functions

We are in continuation of our article on PHPFox and Question2Answer Q2A single sign-on integration that will help any PHPFox user to easily use the Q2A platform without having to create an account or sign in to Question2Answer separately. If you have landed on this article without having completed the first two steps then you…

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Autoload PHPFox – Access PHPFox From External PHP Scripts [How-To]

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PHPFox is a custom social networking script which you can use to host your own Social Network websites from small scale to large scale ones. Although the script has ample settings and configurations that can help you to properly set-up or customise the script but at times there are certain things which you might need…

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How To Integrate PHPFox & Question2Answer Q2A Single Sign-on?

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PHPFox is a pretty well known social networking website CMS that can help you set up a full blown Facebook like social network website in less than 10 minutes. Although the PHPFox script comes at a steep price of US $99 but is totally worth it when it comes to giving a social networking feature…

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How To Create Chatrooms In PHP AJAX-Chat Based On Question2Answer Categories?

AJAX-Chat Q2A Integration

If you have visited StackOverflow or any of its many Question & Answer sites then you may have noticed that the users can chat with each other on various chatrooms that are basically categories of questions on the site. We will try to achieve something similar in our AJAX-Chat and Question2Answer integration as well. For…

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How To Disable PHP AJAX-Chat For Guest Or Unregistered Users?

Disable Guest Logins in PHP AJAX-Chat

PHP AJAX-Chat is a cool standalone PHP based chat application framework that lets anyone add a chat functionality on their website for visitors. We can go on writing way too many things about how good this chat library is and how it does its job very well, however in this article we will limit ourselves…

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How To Integrate AJAX-Chat With Question2Answer (Q2A)?

How To Integrate AJAX-Chat With Question2Answer (Q2A)?

AJAX-Chat is one of the popular PHP & MySQL based chatting platforms out there and so is Question2Answer (Q2A) for hosting Question & Answer forums. In this article we will tell you how you can provide your Question2Answer forum users with a cool chatroom feature for interacting online or do real-time discussions about various topics…

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What Is a “Question & Answer” Site / Forum?

An Online Community

Forums have been on the internet since its inception. Users on the internet used to interact with each other on IRC chatrooms initially and gradually the trend went over to web based interaction systems and forums have become hugely popular. Even till this day forums are widely visited portals for seeking advice and interacting casually…

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New Year – Change Copyright Year In Your Website Footer In One Go!

Change copyright date-year in footer

So its that time of the New Year when you have to change the dates in the footer next to the copyright symbol on your website. It can be cumbersome task if you have many pages in your website and there is no common footer file for these pages – which means you will have…

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