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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 ...
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If my page titles are dynamically created with PHP will Google be able to read them?

My page titles are dynamically created with PHP: I set my page title in my PHP functions, and when the function is triggered the title is set. Is Google able to read the page titles?
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Zen Cart - different banners for each page

I have a zen cart shop with a costumized template and for now there is a slideshow gallery under the header. I need to keep this gallery for the first page only, but on all the other pages there ...
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Looking for a very lightweight PHP CMS for single page websites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I need a very simple, secure CMS for single-page websites, with a single page backend, multilanguage, and preferably ...
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How can I let users pay other users on my website?

I'm looking for a way to let users on my website pay other users on my website for goods or services and for me to take a percentage of the transaction as well as store the transaction data in ...
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PHP / Database Advertising Directory [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? What would it cost or is there already a system with a CMS like Joomla that would create the back-end of a website ...
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PHP Development Environment (Host: Windows 7, Guest: Ubuntu)

Since editing files live from a remote server slows down development. I use XAMPP on windows to develop then run the web app's on a Linux server. However to avoid environment dependencies I'd like to ...
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free Ad serving solution for smaller php websites

I'm looking for a very simple ad serving solution on my website, that can be hosted on my website. I have used openX and found it a bit complex for my needs. basically I need; A way for advertisers ...
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Multiple mini websites on a domain

I need to create about 500 different mini websites on the same domain. So that www.mydomain.com displays the general information, and www.mydomain.com/site1 displays the information for site1 (as a ...
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GPL 3 and “webapps”

I am working on a "webapp" (no content by me, all user driven) and want to license it with the GPL 3. I do plan on having a tarball with the php, html, css, javascript, etc as well as an installer to ...
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Wordpress blog in subdirectory of ASP.NET webforms application

I am trying to setup a Wordpress blog to run in the subdirectory of an ASP.NET wbforms application so I can have http://www.myapplication.com/blog I have Wordpress running on IIS 7 fine as it's own ...
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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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can mod_rewrite be used for this problem?

We used to have a URL http://www.abc.com/index.php?itemID=144 which is moved to http://www.abc.com/index.php?itemID=1556 we want our users which are hitting the above url(144) to reach to 1556. ...
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How to optimise the url for search engines?

I have a php template which has one index.php and all the different pages (content1.html, content2.html, etc) are shown on the index.phppage. So for example I can open ...