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Mysql varchar max length

July 7, 2015
Maximum data what we can store in varchar in mysql was 255. But after Mysql version 5.0.3 varchar can store maximum of 65,535 characters. But again this limit is having limitation of maximum row size which is 65535 bytes. It means including all columns it should be less than 65,535 bytes. Lets take an example as below: I ...
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Github how to share the files and folder

July 6, 2015
If you want to allow another developer or user should be able to update files and folder to your repository than you need to add a new collaborator. As a collaborator a person can commite and push the files to your repository. Here I am showing how you can do it: 1) Log in to your gitHub ...
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WordPress : Custom theme location for menu

June 16, 2015
Today I learn how you can add new menu location in wordpress theme. Here I am sharing details how to do it. Step 1: First register menu location name to database. You can do it simply by adding a function in your theme functions.php file. Function register_nav_menus() Here I am adding menu as “Mobile Menu Signin”. function ...
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Drupal-7 how to use token in block body

May 7, 2015
By default block body does not support Drupal token. To parse token in block body you need to install Token filter. Following are the steps to install and configure Token filter module: 1) download Token filter module and place in “site/all/default” folder. 2) Go to admin-> module and search for “Token filter”. Select “Token filter” and click “Save ...
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Creating New Block Region in Drupal 7

May 6, 2015
Creating a custom or new block in your Drupal 7 template is very easy. Follow the steps to create it: Step 1. Go to your theme folder and look for “.info” file. I am using theme “corporate” so info file will be located “themes\corporate\corporate.info”. You will see different location/blocks in your theme. like below: regions ...
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Resetting admin password in Drupal in localhost

April 6, 2015
Drupal-7 store one way encrypted password in database and can not be recover if we forgot. Below is the code we can use to reset your password of your choice. (You can reset it using sending email also..here I am showing how to reset it using backend) Just create a file “new_password.php” (or with any other name) inside ...
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Drupal 7: Adding custom fields for Profile page.

April 1, 2015
DRUPAL 7 If you want to add additional fields for profile and registeration pages in Drupal-7 follow following steps: 1) Enable (if not enable) the Profile module from Admin -> Module. 2) Go to Admin -> Configuration -> Account settings -> Manage Fields. You will see “Add new field” label. Enter Label for new field and data type for ...
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wordpress custom role capabilities

March 24, 2015
Besides default capabilities in wordpress, we can set additional capabilities for our custom plugins or custom pages. Setting custom role capabilities in wordpress for custom plugin is as below: Add following line in your plugin file (suppose you have created a test plugin with folder name as “test_plugin” than put the following lines in “test_plugin.php” file: function add_new_capability() ...
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Sending email from localhost

March 18, 2015
Now developer can test email functionality before deploying to the production or staging server in his local environment itself. Just we need to change few files in XAMPP to make it working. You need to change two files for it, i.e. php.ini file which you will find “C:\xampp\php\php.ini” and another is sendmail.ini which can be located ...
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Auto login to WordPress using user email id or id

March 10, 2015
Using inbuilt functions of Wordpress user can do auto login for the application. As a client requirement my wordpress need auto login using user email id, so after doing some google i came to know about function wp_set_current_user() which sets the current user (but does not do auto login) and wp_set_auth_cookie sets the authentication cookies ...
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