Archive for June, 2008

In-site Search Options and Comparison (Part II)

Friday, June 27th, 2008

This is a continuation of In-site Search Options and Comparison (Part I) Option C: Build Your Own Custom Search Solution You can write code to index all content to your database and build your own search feature. Pros: You have complete control of not only the look and feel of the search results page, but […]

In-site Search Options and Comparison (Part I)

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Everyone talks about Search Engine Optimization to drive traffic to your site via search results. But have you thought of adding an in-site search feature to help people find what they need once they are on your site? If you have a website that contains over 20 pages and you don’t have in-site search yet, […]

Un-recognized Pages in Google Web Analytics Report

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Last time checked on the Google Web Analytics report for a domain name, saw a number of pages that didn’t belong to the site: /hacks/deliciouspoetry_web_biennial.php Consulted help from Google Groups … this is because someone has copied the Google Analytics code (javascript code) onto their site. Why? Don’t know. Have not thought of any good […]

(3rd-party) Cookie Issues With Frameset and IE6

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

I had an application that requires login and sessions. When the app was loaded to a frame on a website with a different domain name, I found that cookies could not be set in IE6. The problem is that these cookies were 3rd party cookies, meaning that they were written with a domain name different […]

Add a New Field to Products in Joomla! VirtueMart

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Out of box, VirtueMart products have many “fields”, product name, sku, price, etc. If you need an additional field or two for your own business needs, you can do that by changing data model as well as some php code. It’s a bit of work … hope this post can help save you some time […]