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Migration from Windows to Linux hosting

I'm looking forward installing a CMS for my sites - most likely Joomla - but apparently Windows hosting doesn't support it. I was wondering what kind of changes I'd have to perform if I changed to ...
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PHP - How to Backup and Move Wordpress Blog Website to different directory on the same host

I setup a blog for development purposes on the *.com/a/ directory and now want to move it to the root directory *.com on the same host. How do I Backup and Move the Wordpress Blog Website to the ...
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Q&A system for website in php [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a free, open-source question and answer (Q&A) application similar to StackExchange? I'm looking for a good, open source (if possible) q&a (questions ...
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best way to import 500MB csv file into mysql database?

I have a 500MB csv file that needs to be imported into my mysql database. I've made a php file where i can upload the csv file and it analyses the fields n stuff and does the actual importing. but it ...
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Hacker Crawler inserting iframe into ftp file

Somehow, a "hacker crawler" is constantly inserting a harmful iframe-line into one of my files: It's done automatically, and not by a person, I assume. I've changed all my passwords several times ...
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RewriteRule was matching before migration, but now browser gets a 404 error

I have this URL rewrite rule in my .htaccess RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^home$ home.php but when I try to reach awatag.com/home I get a 404 error. This rule worked perfectly before moving the ...
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embed linux console in website/using web language to communicate with fedora/linux server

I have some problem here as I want to build a website which able to communicate with fedora server to create account. The website will be something like this user will access an IP to access the ...
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Bulletin Board System with tagging, email notification [duplicate]

I am looking for nice BBS system, Bulletin Board System, Discussion Board, or nice in-company communication platform. There are lots of people, about 30 people, joining in our project. We would like ...
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Is SEO effected when URL changes from .php to not including .php [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SEO - Changing file extension Hi, Is SEO effected when URL changes from .php to not including .php? For example, if you change a URL from example.com/about.php ...
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Does installing PHP using the Microsoft IIS Web Platform Installer require a restart?

Does installing PHP using the Microsoft IIS Web Platform Installer require a restart? I don't want downtime. But I don't want to manually install it either.
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How to upgrade php4.x.x to php5.x.x [closed]

I want to upgrade php4 to php5 in server.because i am installing TCExam on server, a test assessment spftware runs on php5.3.1 version but version of php onserver is 4.x.x .will it affect the existing ...
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Subdomains vs folders, for multi account/users application

So, for a multi user web app, what is better: http://username.domain.com Or http://domain.com/username I would like to get feedback about security, scalability and maintenance specifically, app ...
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I am 16 and want to learn how to develop websites (complex sites with video and members).. what language do you suggest I learn? [closed]

I am trying to get into programming for web development and PHP seems like a good language to use for that. I want to make complex sites with videos and member logins like a YouTube. I didn't know ...
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Getting the filename associated with a sample in the “Downloadable Information” area in Magento

I'm working on a customization of the "Samples" block on Products. Basically what I need to know is how to get the file name from a sample. So, I can use the following code in my view to get an array ...
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How to implement user-friendly paths in PHP without creating a file or directory for each page?

NOTE: My terminology may not be entirely correct. I believe StackExchange does something like what I am asking, in case this can make things clearer. Using PHP on Apache, I would like to handle URLs ...
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Accessing server stats using PHP

There are over 10 stats packages installed in my server (AWStat, Webalizer, etc) and cPanel has an interface to show them in terms of visitors, bandwidth, popular pages, etc. It is possible to access ...
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Dreamhost script killed

I'm using Dreamhost. In one of my scripts I need to gather contents of url (using file_get_contents). There are 9 sites, 8 of them are ok but one is very slow. It tooks 10~30sec. to connect. As you ...
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Separating static/uploaded content from the site

I have a site where I anticipate to have a large amount of users. I've heard that it is a good idea to separate user content (uploaded images) and place them on a separate static server where lighttpd ...
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Picture Gallery & Message Forum [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? Any suggestions for both an Open Source Picture Gallery and also for a relatively simple Message Forum (only low ...
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Can I get IIS to treat some .shtml files as .php files?

I want to be able to get IIS to interpret SHTML files (only in a specific directory) as PHP, and interpret the rest as SHTML. If so, then how?
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Install PHP5 with Tomcat 7 on Windows? [closed]

Can't find anything on this, what are the steps or instructions for installing PHP with Tomcat 7 on Windows?
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self hosted open source document management apps?

I'm looking an open source self hosted PHP and MySQL document management apps. security: accessing a document by specific users Work flow: by admin approval (may be two admins) document ...
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Are send to a friend features in websites obselete?

Often I am asked to create send to a friend forms for websites where a user can enter a few of their friends email addresses to which a URL is forwarded via email. My question is now that we have so ...
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If my web application is under a server will it perform better than if it is under a shared hosting?

Assuming that I have build an application using PHP, let's say something like vBulletin or assume that I will install the vBulletin itself. Will it performs better if it is in a VPS rather than a ...
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Can PHP Site be hosted on Windows Hosting?

This might be the stupidest question but I would like to know whether we can host PHP site on Windows hosting? Are there any special tools for publishing php site?
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iPod / iPhone CSS Website Template w/ Height Width Dimensions

You can see here a (very) simplified version of my website: http://ple100.free.fr/foo And on iPhone, it looks like this: http://ple100.free.fr/foo/iphone.png As you can see, we don't see the right ...
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Disable serving specific files from web directory based on hostname used

I have very specific problem and I don't even know if I am asking at right place and if it is even possible. I have two domains, lets say domain1.com and domain2.com. Both domains share same root ...
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How To Get Data From Another Website? [closed]

How would I be able to get data from another website and put it on my own website? Website A has profiles of users along with other stuff. I want to be able to get the data of the user and incorporate ...
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How does this site count clicks? [closed]

I found this site, http://psncardgenerator.com/ It has a unique ID generator, and click counter. I understand how the ID was made, but don't understand how the counter was made. Does anyone know? (I'm ...
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How to count unique clicks on a php value? [closed]

I have a website which generates every new user their own unique link (http://website.com/?id=12345). I want to include a click counter to show the user how much times their link has been visited. ...
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Joomla change read more link to blog layout id

I have a module with articles created with the displaynews plugin. If I click the read more of the articles they go to the full article. But I want them to go to a category blog layout and scroll to ...
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Make all subdomains load the same page, how is it called/done?

Is there a way to make all subdomains show the same page. I got the idea somewhere you could have a page like idk information.com and if an user typed miami.information.com he would get information ...
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How do I change the default email that my host sends from php mail from in Justhost's C-panel

I'm trying to work with sending mail through PHP for the first time and I've done pretty well with the exception of one thing. All mail i send is from an email address that ends in "justhost.com" ...
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Can anyone recommend a good SMS gateway for PHP? [closed]

I'm looking for an SMS gateway that has the following criteria: Supports sending from short codes Opt-in capabilities for end-user (will require user to opt in before sending message) Has a clean ...
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Looking for recommendation for PHP app hosting with (relatively) painless scalability [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? We're a pre-launch startup with a LAMP based application. We're looking for recommendations for hosting services for ...
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File Access Permission

I need to upload a file to site with PHP code. How to set permission for upload folder if I want to users cant access to file by URL but PHP code read this file ?
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htaccess file isn't working, but did work before

I just moved from a dedicated server to a shared server to save money, but now my htaccess file doesn't work. I think its 1and1, but I'm not 100% sure. What the heck is wrong? Any ideas? The single ...
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Suggestions on Website Development [closed]

I am a novice programmer in Website development. Just to get some experience, I am interested to try the following things: Have my own personal website Build some Ruby on Rails project for Web ...
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Issues trying to run PHP4 alongside PHP5

I’m trying to get PHP4 running under CGI alongside PHP5 as a module in Apache. Long story short, I have some legacy applications that aren’t running under PHP5 and they would take a while to rewrite, ...
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Color, size, stock Ecommerce CMS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? Is there any cms written in php have support for managing color, size & stock of item. and also if possible image of the ...
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Select cms to the construction site with e-learning

I want to suggest me someone who has experienced one cms or component to build website with e-learning
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APC on 1and1 shared hosting?

Is anyone aware of a way to use APC on a 1and1 shared hosting account? They don't have the pecl extension installed by default.
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Why is video streaming so slow from my site?

I have some .flv files on my site and I've been using JWplayer to embed them into my webpages. The embedding looks like this: <embed flashvars="file=/tmp/<?php echo $row["location"]; ...
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Ways To Block Your Freedom and Similar Proxies?

Can anyone think of ways to prevent users from registering to a .php page under certain proxies? What would a group of proxies have in similar that might not effect regular users? For example, if you ...
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What is the best way to exclude bots from view counts?

My website is counting visitor views on certain pages. I noticed that Google and other Bots are "clicking" to my site like crazy and some of the pages get unrealistic view counts (compared to those ...
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PHP Gallery Script [closed]

I am searching for PHP Gallery Script with: get images from folders thumb resizer no admin no db
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How do I save user uploaded files outside of the web folder but use them on my page?

I have read that one of the best things to do for security with user uploaded files is to store them outside of the web folder, as there is very little you can do to ensure that that jpg image the ...
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Checking if email addresses are valid

The host of the site I'm working on tends to shut off email if a certain number of fails take place. Needless to say this is a bit of a pain even if it's justified to fight spam. Is there a way to ...
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Software which will fetch all relevant included files for a web app?

Hopefully this is the correct Stack Exchange site to be asking this question. I've inherited a fairly large web app from the previous IT guy at my organisation. It's written in PHP and there's no ...
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open source php hotel booking system

Anyone recommend a good open source hotel booking system built for a LAMP stack?