osCthumb-phpThumb does not show all cached images

 One of our client’s osCommerce websites with oscThumb was not displaying all thumbnails for some reason. After messing around with the configuration file and testing a few directives, I found one that fixed the problem. PhpThumb was generating the thumbnails properly, but hit the maximum cached files limit. In order to fix this, edit the ‘cache_maxfiles’ and/or ‘cache_maxsize” parameters. In this instance, I changed it from 200 to 400. Maximum number of generated thumbnails and directories is usually less...

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CMSMS FormBuilder Version: 0.9 Attachments Don’t Delete

  While working on a CMS Made Simple site for a client, we ran into an issue with uploaded files to be used as email attachments not being deleted after the email is sent. This applies to their CMSMS FormBuilder Module Version 0.6. The issue was in how the code in cmsms_root/modules/FormBuilder/classes/FileUploadField.class.php was not implemented properly.  Here’s the replacement function you can use instead of the original PostDispositionAction() function, to make it work properly. function PostDispositionAction() ...

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New Site Launch!

New Site Launch!

 We are proud to announce the recent launch of our latest project http://turninconcepts.com! Turn in Concepts is based in Cincinnati, OH and  specializes in engine, suspension, driveline and chassis enhancement. With a long racing heritage, TiC designs, manufactures and installs top-quality performance parts for automotive enthusiasts. Turn in Concepts’s new website is a Magento based E-Commerce website with a custom design and layout.  In addition to the basic e-commerce features the site has a lot of custom developed...

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Regular expression to move legacy array index PHP code to PHP 5.4.x

 This was a bit of  headache; after we upgraded our servers to use php 5.4 we had a few clients who’s sites that went down.  For the most part it was a simple fix, of prepending a globalizer file to all page requests via htaccess, or just updating the session handling routines as various functions like session_register(), session_destroy().  However one of the sites was heavily relying on old style array syntax so things like unquoted associative array keys such as $var[index] (instead of the proper $var["index"] were very...

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Supporting legacy code, using global variables and register_globals with PHP 5.4.x

 Recently we ran into some issues with some of our old sites that are relying on the register_globals  for variable access after upgrading to PHP 5.4 which wisely no longer supports this kind of setup.  Using globals in this fashion  is a horrible practice, but sometimes you gotta maintain some legacy code. To use global variables you can add a line of code to htaccess that will run a “globalizer” file before loading the main page on every page load and extract the required variables. globalizer.php file <!--?php...

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Fix osCommerce 2.3.x to be compatible with PHP 5.4.x UPDATED

 To make your version of osCommerce 2.3.1 or 2.3.2 compatible with upgrading to PHP 5.4.x you only need to replace 2 files.  The reason why those versions of osCommerce die with the upgrade to PHP 5.4.x is because of the new session handling process in PHP 5.4, you can read about it here: http://php.net/manual/en/migration54.php.  Please note that this fix does not account for any plugins or custom code that you might have.  If you have customized your site there may be other files you will need to update. To fix: start by downloading...

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