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Force URLs to lowercase with htaccess and PHP

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When optimizing your website (SEO) you must check if your website URLs load both with lowercase and uppercase letters. For example mysite.com/My-URL and mysite.com/my-url. It may even be mixed. This is bad and if you don’t fix it, it may harm your website optimization. The solution is to force browsers to redirect all URLs to the lowercase version. The Australian ...

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Disable Opencart Editor (CKeditor)

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I want to give you a quick tip of how to remove the annoying Opencart editor – the so called CKeditor. You may ask – why should I do that? Here are a few reasons: It’s annoying Breaks formatting And if I forgot to mention – it is annoying The reason I wanted to remove it was that I have ...

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How to clear image cache in opencart

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This is a short tip about how to clear the image cache in opencart. You may need it for many reasons, such as: images are not updating slow image loading importing new database and etc. To clear the images cache in OpenCart, do the following: Login to your FTP account via ftp client (Filezilla for example) Go to the root ...

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Make Opencart product filters show as a dropdown instead of checkbox

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Common Opencart themes issue is that filters appear as a checkbox instead of the better looking dropdown select. If you were wondering how to fix this, here is a short tip. This tutorial is part of the Ftutorials Opencart tutorials and will also help you understand the Opencart logic. Open catalog/view/theme/your_template/template/module/filter.tpl – this is where the modules of your theme ...

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How to display products from subcategories to the parent directory in Opencart

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When working on a client’s Opencart store, I have met the following problem. The products wasn’t appearing in the category page, only in the subcategories. Imagine that you have 5 subcategories in one category. When you open each of them they have products, but the main category stays empty. I want to display all products from subcategories to parent category. ...

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