TYPO3: Sanitize a database that uses Latin1 character encodings in UTF-8 database fields

In TYPO3 systems before v4.5 you could get all sorts of messy database character encodings by setting wrong or incomplete parameters in your typo3conf/localconf.phpWeiterlesen

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TYPO3: Red question marks instead of language flags

You just upgraded to TYPO3 4.5.x and the backend now shows white question marks in a red circle where you used to see a language flag of the default language of your content elements?  Weiterlesen

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TYPO3 tips and tricks

This post has been split up into two independant articles:

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Google Chrome: Time to change your favorite web browser

Did you know that Google Chrome is the safest web browser on earth?
This might be the opposite of what you were thinking, but it is still true.  Weiterlesen

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Regular expression email filters for Thunderbird

After changing my email ISP I lost the possibility to filter emails using regular expressions. So I had to find a way to do it on the client side (in my case: in Thunderbird). Weiterlesen

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Very strange: Empty CSS background image executes PHP script

Imagine you put the following simple PHP script at some webspace (let’s say at http://www.domain.com/path/file.php) and call it from your web browser… Weiterlesen

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TYPO3 install tool: GIF image size warnings on Windows servers

Running TYPO3 on a Windows server and getting strange warnings in install tool about the size of the generated GIFs?  Weiterlesen

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“Indentation and Frames” for TYPO3 content elements

TYPO3 content elements yield a setting called “Indentation and Frames” (or simply ”Frame” in older TYPO3 versions) that is often ignored. It can be used to add custom CSS classes to content elements, or even wrap them in a nested custom tag structure. Here is how to use it… Weiterlesen

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EIZO vs. NEC – selecting monitors for a professional dualhead setup

Time to buy new monitors. As a media programmer and web developer I am using a dual monitor setup for many years now. Is this still the way to go? Which type of monitors should I use? What budget will I need? Weiterlesen

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