Entries by Stefan Helander

Automatic SMS / text message to email forward



Sometimes my clients send me messages as SMS or “texts” on my mobile phone. That might be relevant for an urgent matter but often is being used instead of mail. From my clients view, they just see it as another, non-intrusive, way of sending me a message instead of calling which is polite as a […]

How to add GDPR consent checkbox to Joomla! contact form



It is quite simple to add a GDRP consent checkbox to the Joomla! contact form by using the custom fields feature in Joomla 3. Go to Components -> Contacts Click on Fields in the left hand menu Select Mail in the drop down above the fields list   Click on New to create a new […]

How to migrate Phoca Gallery from Joomla! 1.5 to 3



There are some guides on how to migrate Phoca Gallery from Joomla! 1.5 to 2.5 and from 2.5 to 3 but in my case I had a really old 1.5 site that was going to be migrated from Joomla! from version 1.5 to 3. The process is very similar to migrating 1.5 to 2.5. This […]

How to disable iCloud sync on Mac while on mobile data



When you are connected to the Internet through a network with limited bandwidth or restricted data plan it is desirable to reduce the data consumption. In this case, disabling iCloud sync is something you want to do. In Windows, you can easily mark a wifi network as limited by data plan and this will automatically […]

Mega Menu doesn’t display down arrow for submenus



The WordPress plugin Mega Menu has the possibility to display a “down arrow” for a menu item where a submenu is available (i.e. the menu item has “children”). The problem was that the arrow was not displaying. It turned out it was a collission with the theme, Cherry Framework 4. In the settings of the […]

Resize EFI partition but the 16 MB MSR partition is blocking



With Microsoft Windows 10 Fall Creators update many users have ran into problems updating becuase their computer was installed with a too small EFI partition (100 MB). I’d consider this a warranty issue with the computer supplier, becuase obviously the computer wasn’t Windows 10 ready. The problem is that the hardware supplier will happily take […]

Cherry Framework 4 header not using full page width when breadcrumbs are disabled



When you disable breadcrumbs in Cherry Framework 4, it still reserves space for it in the header/title section of the page. This is a bit annoying, because it makes the title wrap when there still is space on the right side. A simple CSS solution can fix this. By applying this, the breadcrumbs will not […]

Ispconfig 3.0 to 3.1 update issue – PHP-FPM and SSL problems



After updating a multi server installation of Ispconfig3 problems occured when editing existing or adding new websites on one of the servers. If the site had SSL enabled the apache2 vhosts file for the site (located in /etc/apache2/sites-availible) would get empty values for SSLCertificateFile, SSLCertificateKeyFile and SSLCertificateChainFile fields, causing it to revert to old configuration or […]