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    Thread: migrating to CI4
Post: RE: migrating to CI4

Thank you very much!!! You helped me find my configuration mistakes. So the welcome is now working. I am going to start the migration with an admin project. Since it is a new area and needs to be ...
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11-14-2020, 10:23 AM
clancey
    Thread: migrating to CI4
Post: RE: migrating to CI4

I downloaded directly from Codeigniter to my laptop and copied it over to my website using sftp and unpacked outside the website. The error was: Failed opening required '' (include_path='.:/opt/php_i...
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11-14-2020, 09:47 AM
clancey
    Thread: SEO Spammers - Ban them!
Post: RE: SEO Spammers - Ban them!

Stopping any sort of spammer is difficult in forums. One can develop content rules, but they need to be relaxed enough to allow legitimate comments through. On the other hand, they could be designed i...
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11-14-2020, 08:48 AM
clancey
    Thread: migrating to CI4
Post: RE: migrating to CI4

I tried a vanilla install of codeigniter by downloading on my laptop and installing via sftp. But got a strange error. It tried to access pear. That concerns me because codeigniter should never need a...
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11-12-2020, 12:39 PM
clancey
    Thread: migrating to CI4
Post: RE: migrating to CI4

Rewriting the site will take months. The gains need to be substantial, not incremental. If it was as simple as changing how all the controllers, libraries and models were initiated to conform it would...
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11-10-2020, 02:57 PM
clancey
    Thread: migrating to CI4
Post: RE: migrating to CI4

I am going to believe you and see what I can do. I can give Composer another shot, but I am not a fan. I always keep the code and CI outside the public html folder and simply put the index file in the...
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11-09-2020, 03:15 PM
clancey
    Thread: migrating to CI4
Post: migrating to CI4

I am looking seriously at migrating from CI 3.x to CI 4.x. However, I have a complex website with several thousand of lines of code and dozens of libraries, controllers and models. The thought of rewr...
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11-08-2020, 02:13 PM
clancey
    Thread: Visual bootstrap editor
Post: RE: Visual bootstrap editor

Thank you. Checking it out.
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11-02-2020, 04:56 AM
clancey
    Thread: Visual bootstrap editor
Post: RE: Visual bootstrap editor

Mine is similar but there are special views that need to be taken into account. But all shown pages go through this function: function showpage($type = '', $data = array()) { if($type == '') { $t...
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11-01-2020, 12:37 PM
clancey
    Thread: Visual bootstrap editor
Post: RE: Visual bootstrap editor

I am lazy too. But still spending 12 to 15 hours a day reorganzing the site and adding new ways of doing things. I will check out pingendo. You cannot try Bootstrap Studio and the online demo does no...
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11-01-2020, 11:11 AM
clancey
    Thread: Visual bootstrap editor
Post: Visual bootstrap editor

I have been reworking my website from a visual perspective and have been coding all the html by hand.  Today, I started wondering if a visual editor for bootstrap might speed this up and ensure the...
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11-01-2020, 09:09 AM
clancey
    Thread: Issue Maintaining Logged in State
Post: RE: Issue Maintaining Logged in State

Interesting. As soon as I am through my next round of projects I am going to start migrating to CI4. At the moment, completing the migration to bootstrap.css. This was fairly rapid with normal pag...
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10-30-2020, 04:12 PM
clancey
    Thread: Issue Maintaining Logged in State
Post: RE: Issue Maintaining Logged in State

It pointed me in the right direction. The solution was changing the following in the php.ini file FROM session.cookie_samesite="Strict" TO session.cookie_samesite="Lax" I was aiming for greater se...
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10-30-2020, 03:15 PM
clancey
    Thread: Issue Maintaining Logged in State
Post: RE: Issue Maintaining Logged in State

I will try these ideas. The problem with Chrome is recent. Possibly since its last update. In further testing with other browsers, the problem cannot be replicated in Firefox, MS Edge or Opera. I ...
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10-30-2020, 05:31 AM
clancey
    Thread: Issue Maintaining Logged in State
Post: Issue Maintaining Logged in State

We are encountering a strange situation where accessing pages in one specific area of the site causes the user to get logged out. I have reviewed the code for those pages and they do not touch cookies...
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10-29-2020, 10:48 AM
clancey
    Thread: Help With Contact Form Abuse - a Trivial solution
Post: RE: Help With Contact Form Abuse - a Trivial solut...

Honeypots can be a good way to discover bad actors and ban the IPs. What I was seeing was auto entry of the contact form without going through the website proper. This prevents that. I also have a ...
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10-28-2020, 03:35 AM
clancey
    Thread: Which web hosting to use
Post: RE: Which web hosting to use

My choice is expensive but a serious option for serious people. Liquid Web
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10-26-2020, 04:07 PM
clancey
    Thread: Help With Contact Form Abuse - a Trivial solution
Post: Help With Contact Form Abuse - a Trivial solution

In the last few months I have had problems with spammers abusing my contact form. The contact form result only goes to two or three departments in my company, depending on where it was accessed, but w...
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10-26-2020, 03:50 PM
clancey
    Thread: Simple CMS
Post: RE: Simple CMS

Creating a CMS with Codeigniter is not trivial but not difficult. I have always created my own CMS, but my migration to Codeigniter many years ago helped a lot because it added helpful functionality a...
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10-26-2020, 02:44 PM
clancey
    Thread: All First Tries with CI4 Failing
Post: RE: All First Tries with CI4 Failing

clancey Wrote: (10-12-2020, 10:13 AM) -- The paths are absolutely correct. It was a strange issue created when I installed CI4. Once I know CI4 works correctly and can start converting the existing w...
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10-12-2020, 11:51 PM
clancey

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