PHP: How to fix Image rotation issue in img tag because of EXIF

Photos captured by some smartphones especially iPhones are automatically rotated when we use it in <img> tag which is mostly not acceptable as we don’t need such unwanted rotation. This happens because of EXIF Data stored in that image. But we can easily fix it using PHP by following these steps: function autorotate($src) { // […]

PHP: Array Version of htmlspecialchars() function

htmlspecialchars() function should be used for security reason to echo values from any variable. But htmlspecialchars() doe’s not work for arrays so following function would help to escape html characters from array values:

Angular.js How to remove hash from url?

Configuration: $locationProvider .html5Mode(true); .htaccess file in root directory: RewriteEngine On # If an existing asset or directory is requested go to it as it is RewriteCond %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}%{REQUEST_URI} -f [OR] RewriteCond %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}%{REQUEST_URI} -d RewriteRule ^ – [L] # If the requested resource doesn’t exist, use index.html RewriteRule ^ /index.html In this mode you can use links […]

How to Change Bootstrap Carousel Slide Speed

The speed cannot be controlled by the API. Though you can modify CSS that is in charge of that. find in the bootstrap.css file: .carousel-inner > .item { position: relative; display: none; -webkit-transition: 0.6s ease-in-out left; -moz-transition: 0.6s ease-in-out left; -o-transition: 0.6s ease-in-out left; transition: 0.6s ease-in-out left; } and change 0.6s to the time […]

How to lock screen orientation to portrait or landscape?

This article will show you how to lock screen orientation to one direction. Environment Details: – Phonegap Build – cli-5.2.0 – Device: iPhone S5 9.3.2 For locking orientation to portrait add following code into your config.xml: <gap:config-file platform=”ios” parent=”UISupportedInterfaceOrientations” overwrite=”true”> <array> <string>UIInterfaceOrientationPortraitOmg</string> </array> </gap:config-file> For Landscape: <gap:config-file platform=”ios” parent=”UISupportedInterfaceOrientations” overwrite=”true”> <array> <string>UIInterfaceOrientationLandscapeLeft</string> <string>UIInterfaceOrientationLandscapeRight</string> </array> </gap:config-file> Source:

SSH: How to stop a script running in the background?

Open/Login SSH into the server Type in ps x See the list of processes currently on your server Get the PID(process id) from that list and type kill xxxxx That should do it. Source: StackOverflow Tested on Linux / CentOS 6.7 x 64

Cordova: How to download file and get download progress?

var assetURL = ‘’; var store = cordova.file.externalRootDirectory; // output in android: file:///storage/emulated/0/ // or // var store = “cdvfile://localhost/persistent/”; var fileName = ‘Sounds/test.mp3’; // NOTE: Sounds folder should already be there in order to download file in that folder var fileTransfer = new FileTransfer();, store + fileName, function(entry) { console.log(“Success!”); //appStart(); }, function(err) […]

Cordova: How to check if a file exists or not?

document.addEventListener(“deviceready”, init, false); //The directory to store data var store; //File name of our important data file we didn’t ship with the app var fileName = “testfile.txt”; function init() { console.log(“Checking for data file.”); // output in android: file:///storage/emulated/0/ store = cordova.file.externalRootDirectory; // or // store = “cdvfile://localhost/persistent/”; //Check for the file. window.resolveLocalFileSystemURL(store + fileName, […]

Cordova: How to get list of all Files/Directories in a directory?

function success(entries) { var i; for (i=0; i<entries.length; i++) { console.log(‘En – ‘, entries[i]); } } function fail(error) { console.log(“Failed to list directory contents: “, error); } // output in android: file:///storage/emulated/0/Sounds var directory_path = cordova.file.externalRootDirectory+”Sounds”; window.resolveLocalFileSystemURL(directory_path , function(dirEntry) { var directoryReader = dirEntry.createReader(); console.log(dirEntry); // Get a list of all the entries in the […]

Cordova: How to create directory?

/* ############ # Method 1 # ############ */ // output in android: file:///storage/emulated/0/ var base_url = cordova.file.externalRootDirectory; // or // var base_url = “cdvfile://localhost/persistent/”; var new_directory = ‘TEST’; // To Create a sub Directory inside a folder // var new_directory = ‘Sounds/Test’; // Here ‘Sounds’ is the name of existing parent directory. Parent Directoy must […]