This article outlines a quick and easy way to create your own Magento module that adds a shipping cost (that you define) to the total cost of the purchase. If you have only one method of transporting your products, its even more useful, because you no longer need a single-selection and ‘update cart’ button. Its
A lot of this will probably seem like common sense to the more-seasoned PHP developer, but this reasonably detailed list of ‘ten things to help you be a better PHP dev’ is incredibly helpful for the PHP-newbie, and serves as a refresher for the experienced coders. If nothing else, there’s a host of links to
WordPress keeps its comment forms well hidden. The HTML markup for the comment form is within the wp-includes directory, which everyone should know to avoid, since core hacks are bad mojo. Thankfully, Otto over at the aptly named Otto on WordPress site details how you can add and edit filters for these forms within your
This handy site gives simple, step-by-step instructions on how to create your own RSS feeds for your website. While a lot of off-the-shelf CMS and blogging packages have this feature already installed, if you ever find yourself in a position where a client wants a fully bespoke system, this could prove a very useful resource.
If you’re having a little trouble with a PHP script, then you might want to check out the PHP Help Forum. With over 2000 members, and forum sections for client-side code and tutorials as well; its worth a look, even if you decide not to register.