Phoca Download Empty Categories

Phoca Download is am amazing free document repository for Joomla. However I found one feature lacking, when a category was empty (contained no files), there was no obvious message to the visitor - there was simply the category name and a blank page.I always thought there should be a message 'Oops - nothing here!', or similar.To save you some time, ...
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Chrome “disable developer mode extensions” pop up

This is how to get rid of that popup appearing every time you create your own local extension in Chrome.Create a .bat file and name it `DevWarningPatch.bat`. Save this to the desktop.Add the contents below to the bat file.Make sure to close Chrome and end all chrome.exe processes. Rightclick the batch file and run it as administrator: it will find ...
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Laravel and XAMPP

Instructions on how to get up and running with Laravel on an XAMPP environment.Assuming XAMPP has already been installed, the steps involved are;​download composer from here and install it https://getcomposer.org/download/create a folder in htdocs named 'laravel'open a command prompt and cd to this newly created directory cd c:\xampp\htdo...
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Omeka Install & Setup LAMP

Having worked with Omeka the past few days I'll explain how to set it up on a LAMP stack. Firstly, what is Omeka? Well, taken from their website;Omeka.net is web-publishing platform that allows anyone with an account to create or collaborate on a website to display collections and build digital exhibitions. No technical skills or special server req...
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A Very Chrome Kiosk

I recently had to create a web application that would be used on a public touch screen kiosk. The kiosk had be be secure, and require certain custom functionality - explained below.The web app would be built using html/php and running on a LAMP stack, nothing too advanced. The most important thing regarding the kiosk way that it offered a...
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