CakePHP 3 – Remove subfolder from URLs

With CakePHP, the primary and easiest way is to install it via composer. As specified in the CakePHP installation instructions.

If you follow those instructions, you’ll end up with a subfolder in your public HTTP folder of your hosting. And even if you try to create the project directly in your main, public HTTP folder of your hosting, composer won’t do it because the folder may not be empty.

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How To Fix cPanel FTP Connection Issue

I was trying to FTP into a new server I had just setup and couldn’t. I received this error message:

Server sent passive reply with unroutable address. Using server address instead

The error message was specifically in FileZilla whereas many other FTP clients may just give an error such as “Could not connect” or something similar. Then you know a connection cannot be made to the FTP server.

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Install Composer on cPanel/WHM

You can install Composer globally on your server running cPanel/WHM.

I mostly use CentOS linux distro for my web servers but you can install Composer on any operating system or distribution.

To install Composer, you’ll need SSH access and preferably root or a user with the appropriate permissions to do this.

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Happiness

What is happiness exactly?

By definition, happiness is the state of being happy. Pleasure, enjoyment and being content.

With that being the case, I don’t see how we can all experience happiness all of the time since there are various factors and emotions influencing our lives every single day. It is practically impossible to just be happy all the time. At least I don’t think so.

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New Amazon Devices

Intro

Amazon is introducing several new devices in it’s range of tablets, streaming and media players. This is super exciting and there are 7 new products in total!

The 7 new products from Amazon will release on the 30th of September 2015 but pre-orders are open right now at amazing prices. Grab them while they are hot. They all include special offers.

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Mac OS X Mail Not Responding

Fix Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Mail not responding (“Application not responding”) by removing the container folder ‘com.apple.mail.savedState’.

Source: Fixing Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Mail Not Responding – miapple.me

WD My Cloud Keeps Disconnecting

The WD My Cloud is a wonderful device, very impressive! It sits beautifully on your desk top and creates your own cloud for you.

There are a few models available. Both black and white in 2, 3, 4 and 6TB.

It is full-featured, easy to use and the software that comes with it is amazing as well. It simply plugs into your existing network via ethernet and that’s it!

Unfortunately, there have been reports of a disconnection issue…

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cPanel/WHM: Change mail server IP address

I love emails, it fascinates me! I am still frequently surprised and intrigued by the various algorithms and procedures that mail servers follow to look up, identify, read and process emails. Working with emails and making sure that headers, identification, content, etc. are all appropriate can get tricky. At least we can reduce the stress caused by blacklisted IP addresses!

Let’s get started!

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git svn Item is out of date

From my experience, git svn is troublesome but sometimes you have no choice.

Using only svn or only git is fine. I used to love svn and switched over to git primarily due to it’s user-friendly structure and interfaces. Unfortunately using git and svn together with a git repository pushing to a subversion trunk branch or some similar setup can get tricky.

I’m not an expert with git svn but I do have some experience with it mainly due to hosting plugins on the WordPress plugins directory and repository.

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