Monthly Archives: May 2013

Linking to a Godaddy MySQL database from another external hosted website

Setting up a GoDaddy hosted MySQL database that needs to read by another website hosted on another hosting account. In setting up the database you will need to specify to Allow Direct Database Access Here is what I did. Create … Continue reading

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Using a external MySQL connection file on WAMP / localhost

Running WAMP version 2.2 I was testing a joomla site that was going to need to connect to an external mysql database. I used a file that was on the local host calling to the external database resource, but it … Continue reading

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Configuration file for moving a Drupal site to a new host.

Moved a Drupal site from old host to localhost, and then to a new host. Basically FTP the files and export and import the MySQL database. The last thing is to change the database connection. Find the following file. /sites/default/settings.php … Continue reading

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PHP Myadmin won’t import SQL dump

No data was received to import. Either no file name was submitted, or the file size exceeded the maximum size permitted by your PHP configuration. See FAQ 1.16. Turned out i just need to increase the upload size. Here is … Continue reading

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Migrating Joomla 1.5 to 2.5

I have an Joomla 1.5.15 site that I should have been upgrading, but was afraid to ask the client for money. The data center and website got attacked. Site is back up but we want new hosting. There is a … Continue reading

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Migrating Joomla 1.5 Lyftenbloggie website to a Joomla 2.5 site and Easy Blog

I finished an upgrade to a Joomla 1.5.25 website with Lyftenbloggie running to a Joomla 2.5.x running EasyBlog. First there was upgrading Joomla 1.5.25 to 1.5.26. I used Akeeba and backed up the site. Downloaded that package and used Kickstart … Continue reading

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