Ali Qureshi, is a web developer based in Lahore, Pakistan. Since 2001, Ali has developed creative, interactive, usable & successful web apps, Facebook apps, web portals and have authored WordPress plugins & themes. Ali has worked as a Software Architect, SEO Consultant, project manager, PHP & Flash AS3 developer, and sometimes as designer. He has also reviewed three books for Packt Publishing on jQuery and Mobile development. He is currently developing WordPress themes & Plugins and mobile apps APIs. When not working, he spends his time exploring and trekking.

[osCommerce] EasyPaisa Mobile Money Transfer Contribution for osCommerce Store

While implementing a recent osCommerce store, I needed to add Mobile Money Transfer payment as another option for the customers to pay. Requirement was quite straight forward, I needed to incorporate EasyPaisa Mobile Money Transfer provided by Telenor in Pakistan which would let customers choose it as a payment option and then make the payment…

[osCommerce] Implementing Multiple Shipping Rates for Multiple Countries/Zones in osCommerce

Shipping cost calculation is the mandatory feature for any E-Commerce website. Shipping cost is dependent upon zones and/or countries. It largely depends upon your requirement whether you need to charge different rates for different zones inside same country. You might want to do the same for multiple countries as well with or without multiple zones…

[osCommerce] How to Enable register_globals for osCommerce installation

If you get this following error after installing your osCommerce store: Server Requirement Error: register_globals is disabled in your PHP configuration. This can be enabled in your php.ini configuration file or in the .htaccess file in your catalog directory. There are two ways to enable register_globals using .htaccess file or using php.ini file. Enabling register_globals…

BitNami Redmine Stack Installation on Linux

Redmine is a mature and very good project management web application using Ruby on Rails framework. Since it requires specific Rails and Ruby Gems versions, Installing and configuring Redmine is not child’s play. One option of setting up Redmine is by downloading the latest stable release from http://www.redmine.org/wiki/redmine/Download Since Apache, MySQL and Ruby are usually…