Ali Qureshi’s Blog

Simple Local Avatar Custom Upload Page for BuddyPress Avatar

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For a WordPress/BuddyPress website, if you want to allow your user to upload their photo as avatar after registration on a custom page, during or after the registration process, it is not that straight forward. To make life easier, you can use Simple Local Avatar plugin to upload a custom avatar to your local directory. […]

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JSON API Auth WordPress Plugin

json-api-authThanks to ‘mattberg’ who developed the auth controller. I have authored it as a WordPres[...]

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JSON API User – WordPress Plugin for User Registration

json-api-userWe all know that how good WordPress platform really is. Not only standard CMS based websites are now[...]

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Get Listing of Child Pages of a WordPress Page

In a WordPress template, if you need to show listing of child pages of a parent page, you can use fo[...]

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Redmine Email Configuration – Resolve Sending Email Notifications

I upgraded my Redmine installation after a while to 2.3.1 and I noticed email notifications weren[...]

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Import CSV Data File directly into MySQL Table

Recently while working on a travel portal, I needed to import huge csv data into MySQL database. Apa[...]

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How to Start & Stop Passenger in Production Environment for Rails Apps

You can tell passenger to start the application in production environment with following command on [...]

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Remove horizontal scrollbar from Facebook iFrame Apps

facebook-graph-apiIf you have annoying scrollbars on your Facebook iFrame App page, here’s how to remove them. F[...]

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Alternate BG Color Listing & Changing DIV Background Color on Hover using jQuery

jquery-front-end-developmentFollowing is the simple solution to make a div’s background color change on mouse over and the[...]

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Get Mutual Friends List via Facebook Graph API PHP SDK

facebook-graph-apiFacebook Graph API allows you to do amazing things with lot much code and hassle. For a Facebook app[...]

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Force ShareThis shares to count towards Site-wide shares in WordPress

wordpress-sharethisRecently, I installed ShareThis plugin on a WordPress website (with counters) and I needed to show t[...]

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Remove WordPress Plugin ShareThis Social Icons from Specific Custom Post Types

wordpress-sharethis“ShareThis” is a great WordPress plugin for adding social links to your Posts and pages.[...]

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Calculating MySQL Age from Date of Birth Column and Selecting Records Between Age Range

facebook-graph-apiWhile developing a Facebook Dating app recently, I needed to return records for a date range between[...]

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Send New Topic Email Notifications to Every User for Mingle Forum Plugin v 1.0.33

mingle-forum-updateMingle Forum is very useful WordPress Plugin that allows you to quickly put a Forum on your WordPres[...]

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Resolve Facebook iFrame Canvas Apps Sessions Problem in IE8

facebook-apps-ieWhile developing an iFrame Canvas Facebook app recently, I found out that FB iFrame app’s sess[...]

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UBL Omni osCommerce Payment Module

ubl-omni-oscommerceLast year I developed a payment module for osCommerce for Telenor’s EasyPaisa Mobile Money tra[...]

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Nivo Slider as Image Slider Add-on for osCommerce Store

osCommerce-slideshowLast year I developed and released an image slider add-on for osCommerce which used Easy Slider as i[...]

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Is your Redmine running very slow? Shift to Mongrel from Webrick

Some time back, we had installed Redmine a project management web application built in Rails on our [...]

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Simple Way to Keep Your Web Portal Pages Fresh by Rotating Content Blocks using PHP

galleryFor larger websites and web portals, keeping their website layout look fresh is one of the most impo[...]

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How to check Facebook Page Liked by User, Like-Gate Facebook iFrame Tab using PHP Graph API

facebook-graph-apiThese days, every business wants more and more ‘Likes’ for their Facebook pages if their[...]

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Resolve JInstaller::install: Failed Joomla Components and Modules Installation Errors

joomlaIf you are facing trouble in instillation of Joomla components and modules, and getting errors like [...]

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Dynamically Resizing Facebook Canvas (iFrame) Apps to Remove Scrollbars

facebook-graph-apiAll new Facebook applications are now iFrame apps. But when you check your app using iFrame inside F[...]

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Get Facebook User’s Affiliations, Network Information Using Facebook Graph API

facebook-graph-apiFacebook Graph API $me object does not provide user’s network info. To access FB user’s [...]

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Lead Generation in WordPress – Get A Quote Form, Contact Forms Plugin for WordPress

wordpress-gravity-formsRecently working on a WordPress powered website, I needed to place different forms on the WordPress [...]

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PHP Fatal error: Cannot redeclare do_magic_quotes_gpc() in osCommerce Store

oscommerce-debuggingDuring osCommerce store customization and add-on installation, if you get following error Cannot red[...]

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