System that handles large amounts of data in an organised fashion.

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Removing spam external links after pharma hack?

Back in February my work's site was attacked by a pharma hack at the shared hosting end. I managed to find the placed file and the reference to run it in one of our files. I deleted this file, deleted ...
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Web user authentication methods

Is there any method besides using a DB with username and password for authenticating a user?
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Why aren't we supposed to use <table> in a design?

What are some clear and logical reasons for why we shouldn't be designing websites with tables? Where are the benefits, what has been driving this idea in the industry? When is it okay to use a table? ...
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Virtualmin cannot connect to MySQL database

I have a VPS running Webmin/Virtualmin. I host multiple domains, one of which is a Drupal 7 website that uses a MySQL database. Yesterday I went to 'Manage' the database and found that I recieved the ...
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How does the Main category search works in the tpb [migrated]

On tpb site there are categories and subcategories are listed like this. main categories are like this <select id="category" name="category"> <option value="100">Audio</option> ...
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simple database edit webpage recommendations [closed]

It's been a long time since I've made something like this, I'm just wondering if I'm not re-inventing the wheel. My client currently has a bunch of data in an excel file and wants this to be on the ...
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How to do SEO for database driven web? Asp.net [duplicate]

Hi to everyone and thanks in advance for your time reading this question. Im kinda new on this SEO stuff and there is something that I can't figure out how it works despite all the readings that I ...
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Server Processes: Websites with and without database [closed]

I am on shared server and I have some limitations at "simultaneous processes". I have two websites: one which uses database and other without database (it's only HTML). Both are hosted on the same ...
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How can I tell how big my Amazon RDS database (MySQL) is?

I have a MySQL database for my website hosted on Amazon AWS using RDS. It has 5GB of storage available to it. How can I tell how big the data in it actually is (and therefore how much of the 5GB ...
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Help with a CMS for content only not display [duplicate]

Hello I'm trying to make some kind of tool for an school website, what I need to do is to make students take a test and according to what are the results (27 posibilities) they get a set of activities ...
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should I learn html/css before php even for using database? [closed]

I saw lots of question about this topic and all of them were talking if someone want to use php for "building web pages", should learn html first or not. and most of them said yes, because most of ...
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Is there anyway i can create an intranet request form and have it be stored in a database? [closed]

I am trying to create a form for my companies intraNet site. The idea is as follows: An employee wants to make a purchase, so they will go to the appropriate page in the intraNet They will fill out ...
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Will a standard CMS on a shared web hosting account work for this?

I have two questions concerning CMS's that I need answered if possible: I need to create a site with a Database. This site will in due time have lots of traffic and many users if things go as ...
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How do yelp and google business collect information about businesses?

Do they work with some governmental sources ? Do they only use the information sent by business owners themselves ? Do they scrap the web to collect these information ? Do they have employees that ...
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List of websites/domain name that's registered daily [closed]

I want to know if there is a website that can provide me a list of domain names that is registered on a certain date. For example today or last week thursday? Does that website which can provide me ...
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What method should I use for copying data from one table to another one?

I'm wondering what method I should use for copying data from one table to another one. I'm letting users post data through a form which uses table1 to save data. Now for displaying results I use data ...
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WordPress page title repeated in SOME pages

I have created a Wordpress site and titles were working just fine. Then, some time and plugins installed later, I noticed that in SOME pages I get the title repeated 2 times. Example of wrong page ...
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How does stackexchange websites manage to have google see multiple questions as multiple webpages?

I'm not a web developer and I had some basic experiences of web developing (I made my own website some time ago, played around with php, css, some asp.net and other pretty straightforward stuff) but ...
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Changing mysql query_cache_limit without having root priviledges

Can query_cache_limit in mysql 5 be set locally for a specific database? I don't have root privileges to change the global variable. Can query_cache_limit be set locally for each database?
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Error while importing .sql file in phpMyAdmin

Getting error while importing .sql file in phpMyAdmin please help. Error SQL query: CREATE TABLE `sbbleads_admin` ( `sb_id` BIGINT( 20 ) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT , `sb_admin_name` VARCHAR( 255 ) ...
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How to download database of wordpress from another server?

I am writing a script to take backup of WordPress database through another server If I know ftp and wordpress login details, then how can I download wordpress database from another server. This is ...
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How to determine if someone is accessing our database remotely?

I own a content publishing website developed using CakePHP(tm) v 2.1.2 and 5.1.63 MySQL. It was developed by a freelance developer who kept remote access to the database which I wasn’t aware of. One ...
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Does loading metas from database affect my website SEO?

I am developing a website which is fully dynamic. If I load metas and other information of the website from database, will it affect my website's SEO?
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Is it possible to have a better sql editor for phpMyAdmin? [closed]

I am studying database systems and using MySQL and phpMyAdmin. The editor that comes with phpMyAdmin is plain editor that does not highlight any special syntax like for example: gEdit in ubuntu. Can ...
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Database Management System do exist? [closed]

I want to build a database for my no-profit association, and i was planning to do it by myself. But then i realize that really i don't have the time to buid a solid, secure system. So i was ...
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Is it possible to represent MySQL database as text files?

I find manually editing MySQL databases tedious. If the whole database was optionally represented as text files (as per Unix "everything is a file") for quick manually edits, searching and replacing ...
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How should I create URLs for database generated content that can be indexed by search engines? [duplicate]

I have learned how to retrieve data from a database to a single page by using a form, so I would not need to create many pages to show the elements of a catalog. The concern that I have is how to make ...
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non-invasive database content management? [duplicate]

I work for a group that has an already existing, built-from-scratch LAMP (plus javascript) website. There are currently no content management systems in place, and up to now the method for updating ...
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Storing User-uploaded Images

What is the usual practice for handling user uploaded photos and storing them on the database and server? For a user profile image: After receiving the image file from user, rename file to ...
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Accessing PHPMyAdmin via URL (without cPanel)

I am having issues accessing PHPMyAdmin from cPanel. It will not allow me to as I am logged in a root. I cannot seem to be able to make another account for cPanel either, and research indicates this ...
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Two websites at the same host but on different accounts to use the same database

I have 2 websites and would like to use the same database for both sites. The MySQL database contains just a simple guestbook. The websites are one seperate hosting accounts, but with the same host. ...
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How to access phpMyAdmin with Hosting Controller?

I am trying to update a site for a client. All the login info they have given me is for something called Hosting Controller. I've never seen it before but it seems like cPanel. I can create email ...
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Should users be deleted after inactivity on a website?

When you have a social website or a website where you can register, would you eventually delete them after a certain time (after a year of inactivity) or would you rather keep their account records ...
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Tracking state of a one time event on a big website

Assume a website with 250 million active users. I add a new feature to the website. Once a user visits I want to use a short tutorial to teach them how to use said feature. I only want them to ...
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Export Foxbase database tables to csv

I have no experience with Foxbase whatsoever and I'm used to working with MySQL via phpmyadmin or interfaces like that. My company has a third party database we're trying to move away from, but we ...
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Not able to see databases in symlinked folder

I created a folder on my Dropbox and then symlinked it to both of my computers that I use for development. The folder is working correctly and I can see all the files in it from both computers. The ...
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Can I place a directory that lists other companies contact details on my commercial website?

Can I place a directory that lists other companies contact details and other relavent information on my commercial website? We are a magazine site and this would be placed for an additional resource ...
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MySQL vs. SQL Server GoDaddy, What is the difference between hosted DB and App_Data Db

I'm using GoDdady for site hosting, and I'm currently using MySQL, because there are less limits on size,etc. My question is what is the difference between using a hosted GoDaddy Db such as MySQL vs. ...
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Can I give access to database without access to cpanel

I'm going to give a freelancer access to the database. The idea was to give him the access with SSH (MySQL Workbench). But it came out that to do so, I would need to give him the password to my cpanel ...
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CIA.gov “World FactBook” MySQL? [closed]

Is the CIA's 'World FactBook" of statistics and national data available in a MySQL format or some format conducive to parsing and incorporating into a website?
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Are there any webhosts that do not require an IP address for direct database access? [duplicate]

I am trying to create a little program with Java/JDBC and MySQL that updates a database on my website periodically. However, this is for work and I am having problems remotely connecting via JDBC to ...
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Moving big database from one server to another

I have created a website that I know that its database size will increase rapidly. It will become terabytes and by the way I don't want to get a expensive server at first. What is I'm concerned about: ...
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Issue when changing Joomla! 3.1 server

I am changing my Joomla server from last host to another (the domain changed to). First I made a ZIP backup with all of my instalation files (even .htaccess/php.ini/etc...), I mean, ALL files from my ...
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Is it possible to block access to a DB based on IP?

We're looking to beef up the security on a site, among other things we thought of trying to block access to the DB based on IP (in a similar way you can do a FTP lock dependent on IP), so that only ...
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I want to combine the databases from two different sites under one URL. How is this possible?

I have a small site that I want to merge with a bigger one. Both on Wordpress. How can I merge the second one with the first? I know that one solution would be to make the smaller one a subdomain of ...
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Database for student Portal(A school website) [closed]

I am presently working on a school website, it is going to have student portal in it. Please, i need idea on how you think the database structure will look like. Its a university web, students are in ...
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MySQL Online Database

Can anyone suggest a good online free MySQL database. I've tried four till now: db4free FreeMySQL onPhP 000webhost Either of them gave me an timeout error on my connect file or actively restricted ...
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Setting up a coming soon page. Should I create a whole database for “Sign up now for updates” email addresses?

I'm helping a friend set up a "Coming Soon" page for his website. Naturally, he wants people to enter their email addresses so they can get updates about the status of the website. I know I can set up ...
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import.php parameter missing?

Whenever I try to delete or update any of my tables in phpMyAdmin I receive the following error: 1.import.php: Missing parameter: import_type. 2.tbl-alter.php missing parameters:field I have ...
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Search Engine Indexing of a Database-Driven Website

Suppose I have a MySQL whose rows are dog breeds and whose columns are properties of the breeds (e.g. coat color). The purpose of the site is to allow users to query the database with questions like ...