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  • If you need to use images in Phpfox templates, then you may want to learn about the img tag. With this tag, you can do most of the image display tasks that you may require in your template. As with ...
  • Here's how to make a plugin to award points for users that upload a profile photo after they are members of the site, it has not been tested for those that upload during registration. It will not awar...
  • Suppose your site is messed up and you can't log in to enable debug or suppose you want to enable debug but you only want you and your staff to see the errors. This is where the dev.sett.php file come...
  • I use the Developer Browser Console for debugging as it helps to find issues sometimes better than the standard PHPfox debug. Here is a tutorial for opening the console in various browsers. For me, i...
  • We have a debug tutorial that you should refer to in order to enable debug via admincp and know that it is enabled as you do want to ensure that debug is working. A few things can cause debug not to w...
  • We will include here some tutorials for troubleshooting your site to fix or figure out various issues you may have on your site.
  • Some clients wanted to make a job board and so I am writing this for the Simply Hired Jobamatic Job board. After you sign up for Jobamatic (and that is not an affiliate link just so you know), you w...
  • For this tutorial, we are using my free Twitter Tweet Block as an example as it is a sitewide block and perhaps you want to make it so it does not show in some modules or controllers. It involves edi...

Recent Blogs
  • Clients asked for a way to show activity points with Nebula theme. These blocks show activity points in a block that can be moved where you want it and used with any theme you want. Choose the one that suits you. They will be available in the free addon downloads. Three versions Full has the image and customize dash ...
  • We've recently changed from Sendgrid to Mandrill. Though we like Sendgrid, we find that Mandrill is less expensive and also has some great features. Why do we use a mail service as opposed to server mail? We explained here , when we wrote about Sendgrid why we use a transactional mail service. Some of you may be fam...
  • Show some holiday cheer on your front (core.index-visitor) page with this animated Happy Holidays block. The block has snow animation that uses pure CSS to make the animated snow falling effect. This will work on modern browsers and for those that don't support the newer CSS, it just won't show the snow, though I teste...
  • Nothing will stop spammers 100% from signing up on your site short of turning off registration or setting the site to invite only. Here are some tips for spam prevention for V3 and up. 1. Enable the Anti-spam questions. Here is an article for how to do that: set up anti spam questions . For the questions, come up with...