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Two websites (and domains) on one hosting

So I am a poor college student, thus I can't afford dedicated hosting, cloud or anything fancy of the like... However I managed to purchase myself two domain names say http://abc.com and ...
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Swift Mailer SMTP Mailer for PHP alternative [closed]

I'm trying to find a replacement for Swift Mailer as my website is on Dreamhost. They do not allow fsockopen() which apparently Swift Mailer uses. Does anyone know of a good alternative, or can point ...
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Domain problem: viewing one site OFF another site?

I have this scenario: I have a domain, let's call it "mydomain.com". Mydomain.com runs various "sub-sites", e.g.: mydomain.com/shop/view/shop1, mydomain.com/shop/view/shop2, ...
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How to correctly count pageviews?

I've been using a free 3rd party sitestats counter for years, and I would like to get rid of the external party. For this simple thing I'm only interested in pageviews (other stats I use google ...
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FFmpeg & Installation on phpmyadmin

I am attempting to have an interface in which people can upload music files and listen to them through the site. The biggest problem obviously is that someone who uploads an audio track in mp3 format ...
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Opensource package for securly allowing users to log in and provide information

I have a site written in mostly php and html. I also have a sql database of personal information like names and addresses. I would like my users to be able to log in to my website with a login I can ...
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Adding <description> metadata in php / html for google results page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google use the Meta Description Tag for Description of Page? I've got a simple website that uses a php script to geolocate a user's IP and redirect accordingly - UK ...
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chmod 700 and htaccess deny from all enough?

I would like to protect a public directory from public view. None of the files will ever be viewed online. I chmoded the directory to 700 and created an htaccess file that has "deny from all" inside ...
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Understanding data transfer/file requests - what constitutes my bandwidth usage?

I'm trying to understand how bandwidth works in relation to file requests, so that I can get a good feel of what, say, 100GB of monthly bandwidth would allow. Let's say I have a php file with the ...
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best way of updating website files quickly

I was wondering if there is a better way of updating my website's content. Right now, I make it in a text editor, and then test it on the localhost. When I am happy with the code, I save the files and ...
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File permission problem with codeignitor project using xampp

I am currently using Codeignitor as my PHP framework with XAMPP. I always keep all my files in c:/xampp/htdocs/. The settings are working fine in my own localhost machine. But when I load the same ...
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Retrieving Monthly Hits From Google Analytics

What I want to do is grab the last 5 months including the current months hits for that month. I have only just copied the tracking code and plugged it into my site but after that I'm not sure what to ...
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How to block certain pages/files of a web domain?

How do I make certain pages only viewable by me? For example, let's say I own mydomain.com, and I want to be the only one that can see mydomain.com/mypage.php. I tried changing the permissions of ...
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What is deleteme.xxxxxxxx.php

I was going through page hit logs on awstats and I noticed the following two entries: /deleteme.lcivykmt.php /deleteme.nctqicjg.php I was wondering if anyone recognised them and whether I should ...
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How to promote the quality/security of your a website to your its customers?

Our organization is building a Drupal web platform that we aim at reselling as a cloud service. In order to provide our customers with maximum confidence in our solution, we're looking at ways of ...
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Recommendations for Setup of Test Environment

We host several sites on a Cloud server. It constantly seems to be getting picked up by Google, but our clients need to be able to access there in progress builds to add content. This brings with it ...
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Google Analytic's and Universal PHP Footers

If I have a universal Footer, include('footer.php'); on my page - will the google analytic's script I just put there be able to track my page views?
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How does Facebook saves images to my HDD

How Facebook downloads images, when you click "Download" near the picture? I see, that they are passing some argument: _n.jpg?dl=1 ,but how it is managed 'behind the scenes'?
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Use JPEG for transparency instead of PNGs

JPEGs are smaller in size then PNGs. So. I thought that if I can make the "background" in a jpegfile transparent with some code maybe I save some kilobytes. So does anyone now for example how to make ...
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How to enhance Google Talk to show a message when we are unavailable or add more than one user? [closed]

I'm using Google Talk on my site to chat online with users. Is there any method to customize it such as showing a message form when we are unavailable or adding more than one user on it or any other ...
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Free HTTPS hosting with PHP support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for free hosting with HTTPS and PHP support. Of course a subdomain is enough. Something like Google's ...
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Is it (still) advisable to use the PHP extension html tidy?

Currently i'm using latest stable version of PHP, webmastering a online shop with Doctype XHTML. Most of our customers use "old" browsers, 25% use IE8, 10% use IE7, 3% IE6 (however, IE6 never ...
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Magento - Unable to access remote site but able to access a simple index.html file

I'm building a store (magento 1.6.0.0-rc2) and have a home server to host the site. It is behind a modem/router with redirection of port 80 and 3000 active to server box. 1. I can access the ...
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PHP Mailing List Software

I have tried all the usual mailing list apps (phplist, dada, mailman) but none do exactly what I want. The requirements seem fairly straight-forward but I can't find an app or service that meets all ...
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Error 504 with Apache and php [closed]

My web application works fine in development environment, but on production server gives off: 504 Gateway Time-out The server didn't respond in time. Edit: I have traced the problem to a ...
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How would I make something like jQuery plugins subsite?

I'm currently creating a website. Part of the website I want people to be able to have their own sub site that they can add content (text files with descriptions) to (think jQuery plugins page). Is ...
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Is there a high-load chat software / script out there?

We're in development of a website and we're looking into other options than just developing a chat engine ourselves. We've looked at CometChat and ArrowChat. Which look and seem to be great except ...
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“Cannot modify header information” error in my PHP/WordPress site

I edited the header.php and functions.php files in my WordPress site to add Google Analytics tracking code. Now, when I try to login to my admin area, the following warning appears and I am unable to ...
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Retrieve static webpage on client cache from dynamic content

I was developing a website on a certain web host and they lost everything. They told me their disks crashed and even the backup are unretrievable. I am mad. As I was often accessing my website ...
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Enable gzip compression on Bluehost?

My website is loading large (~3mb) SVG file with jQuery. It takes quite a while therefore I decided to enable gzip compression. I have a hosting account with Bluehost which supports custom .htaccess ...
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How to verify that someone owns a website?

I'm trying to think of ways to, as securely as possible, verify that a user owns a website that they claim to own. Here are some ways I've seen: Upload an obscurely-named HTML file to the root ...
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Dynamic content in Joomla - Embedding PHP in Joomla articles

Preface: I recently inherited a website project that my employer had summer interns create. Being non-technical types, they opted for Joomla CMS to create the content. They also opted to make all of ...
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404 working only with wrong extension

My 404 .htaccess works very well when I put a wrong extension at it in place of .php. Unfortunately the 404 does not work when I put a wrong name with .php. This is my .htaccess code: <Files ~ ...
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Prevent script execution as TimThumb exploit workaround

It's been a long time since I've done any web-development, and I never needed to administer a server myself. However, I can read manuals with the best of them, and when someone needed advice regarding ...
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Pairing teams up for competition [closed]

So i visited this site http://fantasy.premierleague.com/ and in this when i go to the fixtures, i was thinking, how did the developer designed this so that the new fixtures get generated on its own? ...
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dynamic website development help

I am wondering is there such thing as a WYSIWYG / graphical editor for PHP based website such as Drupal and Joomla? I am from the print world, working with code and database just driving me nuts! ...
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Specifying crawlers to not crawl Links which are dependent on external API's

I have links on my site which lead to internal pages that depend on first bringing data from an external API. This only takes time the first time they are pushed. Links to pages which exists in the ...
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what is a no-text[0-9] requests?

I have a bunch of requests coming through on my site which looks like the one below: example.com/page/no-text-1154169030774935240 Is this hacking attempts or search engines? EDIT: my question is ...
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Mailing List software/app recommendation

I'm looking for a simple, preferably free app for managing mailing lists. I'd like to be able to create groups (Users, Employees specifically). It should be able to produce good looking HTML emails. ...
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Forwarding www.example.com/abc to abc.example.com

I have a web directory that can be accessed via either http://www.example.com/abc or http://abc.example.com. Same physical directory, same contents, just different addresses. I want to redirect to ...
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How can I write my own page in moodle?

I want to write my own page in moodle that call with a link on the blocks (left side of the page) when I click that link I want to load my page (php) in the region field without change the other ...
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What is the impact of a CMS on page load time versus a static site?

I am creating a 20-page site that will go on shared hosting. Each page will be about 20 KB (including HTML, CSS, and images common to all pages). To avoid manually adding navigation elements to each ...
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Any good alternatives to MediaWiki for creating an 'intranet' type system?

I would like to install some form of intranet system to allow multiple users to add documentation to - MediaWiki would suffice, I just wondered if anyone knew of any better alternatives (must be PHP). ...
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Lightweight online opensource css editor - php [closed]

I'm looking for an online opensource editor for css files. It should have syntax highlighting. Also it should be easily integratable within php code. Edit: I need something like textarea that ...
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SEO - which URL's are the best?

I'm using .htaccess with RewriteRule to create SEO-friendly URL's. However, I have a few questions about this: First of all, I noticed many websites end their URL's with .html (or another ...
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Redirection with PHP or .htaccess - which is better for SEO?

I need one practical advice - is better to redirect with .htaccess Redirect 301 rules, or to use PHP header function (after parsing URL)? Which one is better to Google and SEO? Tnx in adv!
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When and when not to use a CDN

I'm working on a web-application that loads a couple of small gif images onto the screen. I'm using a relative path, which means they are loaded from the same web server that serves the php page. The ...
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How do I enable XSLT extension for PHP 5?

How can I get PHP's LibXML module with the XSLT extension enabled (--with-xsl)? What are the steps involved in installing XSLT and from where I can download it?
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What hosted analytics offers IP recording?

I'm looking for a free hosted analytic service that logs IP addresses. My first choice would have been Google Analytics, but apparently they do not offer IP logging. Hosted software only, please. ...
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How to inform website owner if someone downloads something from the website?

Right, beginner here so bare with me.. What i've got: A simple html/css website with a page where clients can find informative documents in the form of PDF's and rich text documents, they can just ...