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How to add image caption to your imagefield and imagecache

Changes:

09.11.2011 - Fixed error in template.php

Overview

This how to will to point you the right direction, hell even providing you with an solution to how to add caption to your image fields. No magic, no extra modules. We simply take usage of the title field that is a part of imagefield.

SSH login without password in OS X and Linux

Tired of typing passwords logging to SSH servers you often access then switching to keys to authenticate will be a game changer. Complex passwords will in general provide a good level of security, but they are tedious and slow to type. Make sure these passwords are strong! Using passwords to authenticate also prevent you from running local scripts that automatic log into other computers (like servers), running tasks or perhaps you want to have a backup/copy running between your laptop and server(s). The good news is that's a simple solution to all of this.

How to enable PECL uploadprogress extention in MAMP

PECL and MAMP

26.07.2010: Updated and improved to make it compatible with MAMP ver. 1.9. If you are not a PECL auto make ninja, please resort to the manual build if PECL modules chapter, then it give you more fine grain control of the build process it self.

Uploadprogress or simply any PECL/PEAR module in MAMP

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p>This howto will show you how to get those pesky PECL modules to compile in MAMP like uploadprogress or Xdebug. First a little Drupal background information. FileField and ImageField 3.0 for Drupal 6 released as one of many new features enables us to use the PHP extension uploadprogress that especially come in handy giving the user feedback of progress when uploading large files. Many OS X users are using MAMP to sandbox their development environment but compiling a PECL/PEAR module is not quite that easy in MAMP.

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