Extracting names from given list of URLs (using regex)

let us extract name form the URL
paste the URL in the notepad and press crtl+f , and select ‘regular expressions ‘ from search mode

find in notepad

now, enter the regex in the find tab to fetch names

Now, the selected name will be fetched form regex as (\1).

it can work on numerous links like:-


And only the part after first “?=” will be fetched

Magento 2 cli commands [continued]

1. Setting GD2 as defualt image adapter from command line 

Magento >= 2.2
php bin/magento config:set dev/image/default_adapter GD2
php bin/magento cache:clean
Magento >= 2.2
 mysql --host=(host) --user=(user) --password=(password) -D (database) -e "\ UPDATE core_config_data SET value = 'GD2' WHERE 'dev/image/default_adapter' = path; \"; 

 2. Disable Minify CSS Files option from command line

Magento >= 2.2
php bin/magento config:set dev/css/minify_files 0
php bin/magento cache:clean
Magento < 2.2
mysql --host= --user= --password= -D  -e "\ UPDATE core_config_data SET value = 0 WHERE 'dev/css/minify_files' = path; \";
php bin/magento cache:clean

3. Disable Merge CSS Files option from command line


php bin/magento config:set dev/css/merge_css_files 0
php bin/magento cache:clean
Magento < 2.2
mysql --host= --user= --password= -D  -e "\ UPDATE core_config_data SET value = 0 WHERE 'dev/css/merge_css_files' = path; \";
php bin/magento cache:clean

How to install theme in Magento 2

Download the theme and copy the app folder and paste it in your magento root directory

  1. Open Shell, in the root directory, enter php bin/magento  setup:upgrade . This will upgrade all the magento files.

2. Also, Clear cache ,type  php bin/magento  cache:clean . 

3. Now force deploy the static files by typing  php bin/magento  setup:static-content:deploy -f . It will take a while.

4. Now, Go in the dashboard and select content->configuration.

5. Select the option with default store view and edit.

6. Select your theme from the options and click save and edit. If some problem arises, go to the vendor/magento/module-email/Model/AbstractTemplate.php and comment the “if”  condition of “setForcedArea” function, aprox. at line 535.

7. After changing theme successfully, clear the cache as done before.

Voila, the theme is changed!!



How to connect cpanel through SSH

Following are the steps to connect to cpanel through SSH:-

  1. Go to your cpanel and create a public private key-pair,

under SSH access->manage keys.

2. Under manage keys section, go on create a new key.

3. Create a key and give key name, key password, key type and key size.

4.  Click on generate keys and it will look something like this.

5. Go back and under public key  section ,

select your public key->manage->authorize key.

6.After that go to private key section and click on download private key and enter the same paraphrase (password) that you’ve entered before (key password).

7. After the keys are downloaded, open PuTTY.  Go to sessions and enter username and hostname .eg [email protected]

8. Go to SSH , select SSH Protocol version 2:

9. Under SSH, go to Auth, and select the private key downloaded and click open

10. A terminal will pop up. Enter your key paraphrase.

11. Done , you are now connected to your root folder via SSH.


Installing Magento Common Issues

Following are the steps to complete install Magento error-free:-

  • Uncomment the files which are required by Magento in php.ini and restart the server
  • If installation error occurs, set memory_limit = 786M
  • if still error occurs, uninstall the db and make it again
  • after successfull install, go to (root_directory)app/etc/di.xml and change “Symlink” to “Copy” in developerMaterialization section.
  • go to cmd , root directory and type :- “/bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy
  • refresh the page. done.