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EasyPHP : How to update phpMyAdmin to the latest version for free

In order to have a local development server on my Windows 10 machine, I recently installed EasyPHP DevServer edition v16.1.1. I wanted to make some design changes to my WordPress site without worrying I would break a live site. It all went pretty well until I tried to import a backup of the site’s database using phpMyAdmin module included with EasyPHP. The Import gave me a SQL syntax error. In the end, I needed to update phpMyAdmin to newest version to make it work, but that was not as straightforward as I thought it would be. In this article, I will show you how to do that for EasyPHP.

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How to prevent detected Phone Numbers turning into links in Edge browser

Microsoft Edge browser for Windows 10 has many features, but one of them may cause problems. This feature overrides the original style of telephone numbers with its own style. It also automatically adds clickable links, sometimes even to data not representing phone numbers. I encountered this issue recently and this article will show the solution to the problem.

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Canvas : How to create a simple particle system in 50 lines

Recently I started to learn how to use canvas HTML5 element and the first thing I tried to do was to draw a small rectangle. Next I wanted to an add animation loop and move that shape. After that worked, I wanted to add a bunch of them all moving in different directions and this is how my first particle system was born. This article will show you how to create one yourself. The particle system is a pretty basic one. Each particle gets a random color, random direction and random speed when they are created. After they reach the edge of the canvas, they will bounce off of it.

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Google-Ads : How to fix DoubleClick referrer to 404 non-existing page

When checking the log files either using Google Analytics, StatCounter or any other means, one interesting information is the referrer. They show from where do visitors come from. Especially interesting are referrals not coming from organic searches. Every once in a while I noticed a strange referrer as it was showing visitor coming from an ad company googleads.g.doubleclick.net and the landing page was to a non-existing page giving 404 error. This article will explain why this happens and how to fix it.

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Windows-10 : How to solve “This app has been blocked for your protection” problem

A while ago I made a clean install of Windows 10. Everything was working well until I tried to install an application software for the printer that was downloaded from an official Samsung Web Site. When I tried to run the installation file, I received an alert window telling me “This app has been blocked for your protection” and that publisher is not trusted. In this post, I will show you what else I tried and what finally worked for me.

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Email : How to solve SMTP error 553 received by senders to your email

A few days ago, my email on Outlook started to have issues. I was able to send emails just fine, but there was an issue with receiving emails. People were telling me the email they sent to me would bounce back, giving them “Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender” error. Testing it myself, it turned out that some emails were received successfully by my email client, but most of them were returned back showing that SMTP error 553. In this post, I will show you what I tried and what finally worked for me to solve this issue.

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Apache : How to Solve port 80 is occupied problem on Windows

The other day I decided to install EasyPHP (a WAMP package that includes PHP, Apache, MySQL) on my machine running Windows 7. After install I ran the application, but to my surprise, Apache server was not working. It complained that Port 80 is used by another application. I thought this issue would be easily solved, but it took me a while to figure out what exactly is causing the problem. In this article I will show you what I tried and how I finally solved the Apache problem of not being able to run.

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