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Deleting eMails from your Server using SSH

November 22nd, 2011 admin

You may be in a dilemma. You have hundreds of emails arriving in your account. And now you either check them one by one or you delete them by the page. The best way to do this is instead to delete them via SSH. Read the rest of this entry »

When you get an Error: Could not connect to MySQL

September 29th, 2011 admin

[private]Everybody has a bad day now and then. Specially when it comes to MySQL. Everything is working properly for days in a row, even for months. And then you make changes. You happen to like what Apple does. And so you upgrade to Lion, or you just like the fact that MAMP came out with their new version and so you decide to install it. Or all of a sudden, without any perceivable explanation, it just simply stops working. What then? Read the rest of this entry »

How to Setup Virtual Hosts, MAMP – Mac OS X

September 20th, 2011 admin


So let’s say that you want to be able to work locally setting up a website instead of having to make all the changes in a remote server. This is often the case with beginner website developers. We’ve all been there so don’t feel bad. The usual thing is that you more of less develop the site and now you are pushing it live via a FTP client. But all of a sudden you want to change something and now you see yourself in this sea of downloads and uploads and it is certainly not working anymore. Plus, there is definitely a faster way right? You are right my friend, there is.

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Jquery UI – Installation in Drupal 6 – Easy

September 8th, 2011 admin

This post is a fast one. You may be one of the thousands of people trying to install jQUERY UI module for Drupal 6. However you may find yourself struggling to make it happen. Perhaps you are like me and every time that you have to install it you keep forgetting how it is done. Here you will find the quick answer so you don’t have to keep looking. Simply just do it.
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Applying Patches in Drupal on your Mac via Terminal

August 11th, 2011 admin


Quick little tutorial here. Let’s get to it. Let’s say that you have a Drupal website running in your web server in your Mac -for example with MAMP. And lets say that you have installed a couple of contributed modules manually or through Drush. However, the module developer found a bug and fixed and instead of updating the module itself, they decided to issue a patch for you to apply.
Now you may ask, that is great stuff, but how do I install the patch for that particular module? Don’t worry it is simpler than you may think. Read the rest of this entry »

PDO::__construct(): [2002] No such file or directory – Drush Problem

February 17th, 2011 admin

So let’s say that you decided to install drush in your Mac OS and also you were running MAMP at the time and everything was working great a while ago. But lets say that you decided to upgrade Drush. And you simply grabbed the latest version of Drush from the repository in and everything worked great.
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