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gWLC3AeNBmmgElasticPress is a WordPress plugin, which transforms WP queries into ElasticSearch queries. By default it treats the content as English. I needed to make it work with German special characters like ü => ue. So words gerüstbauer, gerustbauer and geruestbauer would give the same results.

After some investigation I added the following hooks to alter the ElasticSearch index setting. After adding the hooks, ElasticPress should run reindex.

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Disable XDebug for Code Sniffer but enable for CLII scripts I use VS Code for php development. I use XDebug, but out of the box it catches phpcs calls on linting documents, making impossible to use xdebug due to numerios interruptions.

The solution was to disable XDebug globally and enable per virtual host.

Globally it can be disabled in php.ini (or another ini file for php, in my case of OpenSuse I use custom file /etc/php7/conf.d/xdebug.ini) and then enable it in .htaccess for needed hosts or for all of them.

So in my php .ini file I have directives

xdebug.remote_autostart = 1
xdebug.remote_enable = off

And in my .htaccess file I have directive

php_flag xdebug.remote_enable on

This worked till I needed to debug a php command line script with XDebug in my VS Code. The solution was to run php with a proper key like

php -d xdebug.remote_enable=1 script.php

And finally, not to forget a key, I created a shortcut script ~/bin/pd containing code

#!/bin/bash
set -o xtrace
php -d xdebug.remote_enable=1 $@

So to run a CLI script and let XDebug listen to I run command pd script.php

P.S. set -o xtrace line is not needed in general. I use it to debug bash scripts.

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Crazy tasty spiderI had recently to switch from geany code editor to visual studio code (further VS Code). I had my geany setup to use joomla coding standards for my code formatting. I used phpcs to inform me on problems. I didn't know how to use php-cs-fixer to automatically fix issues before and I'd like to add this function.

Since I code not only for Joomla, I need to use PSR2 coding standards for non-joomla code and to use PSR2 for other PHP projects.

For example in PSR2 coding standard a statement should look like this

if (true) {
    echo "yes';
}

In Joomla, the brace must be on the new line.

if (true)
{
    echo "yes';
}

The solution was rather tricky for me. So I write this note also for myself for later reference. I had to install somethings globally, system-wide, and some only per joomla workspace (joomla installation folder where I develop my extensions). I use OpenSuSE linux, but this would not make much difference to apply the steps for another OS.

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screen_9f1481d6e69cb5f42a33e41631214653My Klipper clipboard manager refused to open on keyboard shortcut (I use Ctrl+`) in LXQT. The problem was, that my LXQT local is in Ukrainian, but shortcut is set in English.

The strange behavior was also because in global shortcut manager, when setting a keyboard shortcut was not possibel. The old ones were working.

After several hour of googling and experiments I have found out the global shortcuts must be selected when my LXQT local and current keyboard input language are the same.

So since my local is Ukrainian, I had to switch to Ukrainian input language and then assign shortcuts.

The shortcuts fire needed actions work with any active input language.

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spiderI used RokSprocket module with tabs layout. But it doesn't allow to select random articles on each page load. It's "random" articles means the same articles in random order on each page load. So instead of having 3 random articles in tabs, I get the same 3 ones in different order.

So I have implemented the same functionality but with real random articles in a dirty way - using 3 RegularLabs extensions (Sourcer, Tabs and Articles Anywhere) and some cutom code.

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Joomla RSS doesn't provide a separate image field

I use zapier.com to post my Joomla article simultaniously to Facebook (RSS->Facebook group). And I face a problem, that Facebook illustrates the articles with a photo it choses on it's own (not the article photo). Zapier has an option to select an item photo, but Joomla article RSS doesn't output a separate image field.

So I used my MVC override plugin to extend Joomla and to add such a functionality. You may check this RSS feed as an example http://airsoft.in.ua/?format=feed&type=rss

A RSS part example (not bold part)

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Please try reinstalling VirtualBox.
where: SUPR3HardenedMain what: 2 VERR_PERMISSION_DENIED (-10) - Permission denied.

After each OpenSuse update (I have Leap 42.2 by now) I get the same error with VirtualBox.

Just a note for mysefl to fix it

sudo chmod 4711 /usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox

I'm really tired to do it manually myself, but see no other way out by now.

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Hyptiotes cavatus nonvenomous Clear Creek Hocking Co. OH December 12 2015Native slack .rpm package refuses to install at OpenSuSE. It requers appindicator, which in fact is installed. Slack doesn't see it, so installation fails.

The workaround is to extract the slack rpm file somewhere and to run it for your user only, not system-wide.

So, download slack rpm somewhere. I used my local temp directory, which has nothing with any system /tmp. Just a folder where I place some temporary file.

In my case it was /home/user/Desktop/temp/slack-2.6.2-0.1.fc21.x86_64.rpm

I went to /home/user/Desktop/temp/ and run command rpm2cpio < ./slack-2.6.2-0.1.fc21.x86_64.rpm | cpio -idmv

This created a usr folder with all needed slack files. Next I went to /home/user/Desktop/temp/usr/bin and just run slack executable from it.

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xml spiderTo use own XML-defined Joomla from there are several Joomla plugins or advices. Mostly use the same couple of approaches is used.

You XML file is loaded either onContentPrepareForm (Aixeena CCK, ZUNO example) or even earlier (Form XML Override) - onAfterRoute by just adding a for search path like this JForm::addFormPath(JPATH_SITE.'/templates/system/forms/'.$option);

But these methods have one problem (or benefit, depending on the requirement) - you XML form doesn't replace the original one, but extends it. You can replace, redefine or add new fields, but never to remove a field from the original form. Besides, there is a problem with the order of newly added fields.

If you want to load your form instead of the original one, you must reset it with true parameter $form->reset(true);

This will kill the original XML. After that you are free to do like this  $form->load($yourxml); or this $form->loadFile($path_to_your_xml_file);

This is implemented in MVC Override plugin. Just install and place your override XML in the correct place.

Earlier I was younger and stupid and used a mad trick for this. The trick is found below, but please, don't tell anyone about it, because it's a shame on me.

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SSL spiderI tried to install SSL at my local apache under OpenSuse. Manuals say to run /usr/bin/gensslcert

I got a long output with some errors the fist of which was

creating CA request/certificate ...
problems making Certificate Request
140601438258832:error:0D07A098:asn1 encoding routines:ASN1_mbstring_ncopy:string too short:a_mbstr.c:147:minsize=1
something ugly seems to have happened in line 119...

As it turned out it needed a hostname to be specified and on some reason my configuration somewhere didn't have it specified. So to elimitane the error I had to use -n key and domain name. Since it's for local usage, I just used gruz

/usr/bin/gensslcert -n gruz

 

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  • NotificationAry - get emails on Joomla content is submitted, added or changed

    wassie wassie 26.06.2018 17:38
    great! thanks for your quick reply's and great support!

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    wassie wassie 26.06.2018 16:39
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    wassie wassie 26.06.2018 16:28
    ahh, great, so that is the way unsubscribed users are logged. correct?

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