Adding javascript: in href using TYPO3 RTE

The link wizard is a great tool for normal TYPO3 user to add link (internal, external, or email link). But what if a javascript function needs to be triggered manually by clicking a link? you can make an onClick event listener to achieve this. But in RTE you can also adds javascript:someFunction(); as href parameter.

To do this, switch to text mode in RTE by clicking the <> button and put your link manually. Following parameters need to be added manually:

so should the link looks like

Automatically apply PSR-2 coding style

*UPDATE*

In version 2 of php_cs_fixer some parameters and rules are renamed. Upgrade guide can be see on their Github page. This how-to is accordingly updated.


Applying PSR-2 coding style manually is really no fun and wasting time. A short visit in Github and there’s a tool which detects and fixes the coding style. The tool is called php-cs-fixer.

I’ll show you how to get the tool and use it to easily reformat all PHP file in project.

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Connection refused after installing DSM 6.0 Beta

After installing the newly released DSM 6.0 beta for Synology NAS, I was unable to reach the DSM again. My Chrome browser showed “Connection refused”. Not really a good start for beta testing new software. connection-refused

Luckily SSH is still up. Since DSM running on nginx, it’s straightforward to look for some error log in the nginx error log.

shows following log records

in the file /usr/syno/etc/ssl/ssl.chain.crt/server.crt I found a weird certificate formatting

There’s a missing newline between the chained certificate. Put a new line between the certificate and restart nginx.

and restart nginx

Tadaaaa… DSM is available again.

Fail downloading file on Android

How hard is it, to write a PHP script to allow user to download a file? really easy, one would say. Just send the appropriate HTTP header and echo the file content.

Basically that’s all I need to force download per PHP. But somehow Android stock browser (Chrome) only downloads and creates a 0 kB file. Other browser (tested with Firefox on Android) saves the file correctly.

What does happen here?

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SEO – add trailing slash to URL

The problem

For those who use Google Webmaster Tool, they might find Google “duplicated content” warning. This is caused by slightly different URL, which is found by search engine.
Like:

and

are interpreted as 2 different pages by search engine. So how do we resolve this?

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Munin on Raspberry Pi with dynamic IP

the easiest tool to monitoring a server is munin. It’s easy to install and has lots of plugins. Installing munin on a server, which is to be monitored, is not really a smart move. Seeing a raspberry pi laying on a closet and do nothing, gives me the idea to use it to monitor my vServer. The problem is how to configure munin-node to communicate with munin, which is behind a dynamic IP. But one step after the other 🙂

First move is to grab a SD-Card and flash Raspbian from Raspberry Pi website. This is an easy task.

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Extbase and RealURL

another day, another problem. Extbase is becoming main framework for TYPO3 extension, because it’s really easy to create a frontend plugin to show (listing or detail view) of a records. Since it’s MVC framework, Extbase create a complex URL for each record.


http://domain.tld/pageName/?tx_extension_plugin[action]=show&tx_extension_plugin[controller]=controllerName&tx_extension_pluginName[param]=9

how to short this?

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