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How to analyse website performance

I've tried searching a lot and basically here is the problem. I have a website but I'm unable to pin point the reasons of why the performance of the website is so slow. We have shifted to a high end ...
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How to set execute-only permission for a php script in a .htaccess file?

I'm really a newbie in web-technologies, so this question may be silly. I have a php script that accesses a database, therefore it stores a database password (tell me a better way to store this ...
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How to manage web developers working simultaneously on the site? [closed]

Currently I am the only tech guy/web developer for my e-commerce startup handling everything from front-end (HTML, CSS, JS) to the backend (PHP, MySql)-coded from scratch, no template/cms or anything. ...
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Page speed - Loading comments on an article/blog post

So I'm currently building a template page to use for articles that we will be purchasing from a content writer (so basically we are content marketing). I'm finishing up the layout on the comment ...
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how to know if some one found my website in search engine and landed in landing page [closed]

if someone find my website in google/bing/yahoo or any search engine oren how can i know the particular person or IP come from these sources.
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How do I redirect an English language URL to an Arabic language URL?

I have a link that's currently formatted like this: http://example.com/news/view/1.html I want to it redirect it to: http://example.com/خبر/عنوان-الخبر where خبر is equal to news and ...
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Repeated site content in multiple php pages [duplicate]

I have 3 pages: a.php <p id="block1">text1</p> b.php <p id="block1">text2</p> c.php <? include('a.php'); include('b.php'); ?> So, we have access to ...
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Can someone explain the true landscape of Rails vs PHP deployment, particularly within the context of Reseller-based web hosting (e.g., Hostgator)?

Currently, I have a reseller account with the company HostGator. I design websites, which up until now have occasionally been wrapped in Wordpress CMSs and the like (PHP applications). I then sell ...
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How to Remove wpmp_switcher strings from Blog URLs

I was using WordPress mobile pack plugin which i have already uninstalled but there are too many URLs are indexed in Google with ?wpmp_switcher=desktop parameter. How can i fixed and no index kind of ...
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How to Edit Simple Flat CSV Text Files Online?

For a new website a team of translators will be editing each their own comma separated text files, files like de.txt fr.txt cn.txt etc. All such files reside in one and the same directory. Each file ...
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How to run a PHP script on a shared hosting server from cPanel?

I'm trying to install Tinyboard (http://tinyboard.net/) on a shared hosting, I uploaded all of the files in a single folder, now I should run install.php, but I have no clue where that can be ...
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Mixed Content issue with WordPress, Cloudflare SSL and Genesis Framework

I have a WordPress which is based on the Genesis Framework and uses CloudFlare Flex SSL. The problem occurs in iOS Safari and Firefox mainly, the site gets loaded but without styles and everything ...
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HELP! my login session is returning the users password instead of their username! [closed]

I have my code set up to display the username in the nav bar however its displaying their password? nav.php <li> <a href class="userName"><?php echo ...
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How to set up a rel=canonical in PHP?

I'm trying to add the rel=canonical tag to only one page. In order to add the tag, I need to add it to the part, in the mod_header.php file. This will add the same rel canonical tag to all the pages ...
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Multiple touchscreen setup/display

I hope this is in the correct SE area. I have been tasked with designing a touchscreen interface for multiple display screens. I have successfully designed this using html, css & php (a simple ...
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Redirect asp to html page to page [duplicate]

i need to redirect 301 page from an old site in .asp(without www) to a wordpress site (with www). I try with htaccess and hosting control panel, but nothing works! Redirect 301 /page.asp ...
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Godaddy linux hosting The PDO extension is required for this adapter but the extension is not loaded

I'm getting following error on GoDaddy economy linux hosting. How to fix that. The PDO extension is required for this adapter but the extension is not loaded Error can be found at following ...
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SEO impact when using php include

I always make a footer and a header and include them in my php pages but I am not sure the impact of doing this for SEO. The header has only a main banner and the navigation menu, all the metatags ...
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Duplication of menu through javascript or PHP: Which is better for SEO and page performance?

I have a site with a typical desktop dropdown menu. For the mobile menu (and on touch devices), I am using javascript to slide it out onto the page from the right side by touching a menu button. The ...
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How to redirect sub-domain not found? [duplicate]

Suppose my site - example.com had a subdomain - subdomain.example.com which I have deleted. How do I redirect the not found error in PHP or the mod_rewrite (.htaccess)?
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Tools for upgrading PHP site to higher version of PHP [closed]

We have a lot of old "legacy" websites on our server. Now we would like to migrate our whole server from PHP 5.3 to PHP 5.6 and I need to update those sites so they maintain their functionality as it ...
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ZF Tool 1.6.0 Windows 8 Permissions

I'm currently installing the Zend Framework onto a local 64bit Apache install with appropriate PHP ver. Localhost works fine and Apache Monitor is reporting correctly and identifying PHP just fine. ...
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When and how do I remove temporary files on server left from abandoned forms?

I have a form on my site to submit posts, it features multiple file upload tool (Mini Ajax File Upload Form) which submits files to server as they are added (before actual post submission) and server ...
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How many visitors can my dedicated server handle at once? [duplicate]

I have a dedicated server with these specs: Processor: Intel Core i5 3.40GHz (3570) Memory: 2 x 4GB DDR3 Hard Disk: 2 x 1TB (Raid-1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Web 64bit ...
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Protecting video being from downloaded

First of all I know that I can't protect it completely but can you give me any tips to make it as secure as possible? And second thing I plan to store videos in seperate dedicated server and is it ...
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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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Internal Server Error 500 .htaccess

For years, I have been using the following .htaccess for PHP to execute within HTML on Apache at GoDaddy: AddHandler fcgid-script .html FCGIWrapper /usr/local/cpanel/cgi-sys/php5 .html A few days ...
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How to hide error log from hackers? [duplicate]

I'm a developer of self hosted web application. which creates the error log but others can access it rather than only admin of that application. is there any way to protect it from page other people ...
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Vanity URLs with .htaccess and PHP?

I need to create a vanity URL redirect using htaccess and PHP. My requirements are: If a user writes example.com/users/foobar The client will be redirected to for example: profile.php?user=foobar in ...
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Why is Apache 2.4.12 stop working randomly?

I have XAMPP installed on a Windows 2012 R2. We have a few Wordpress installations plus a custom LMS that is mainly java/tomcat. The site is SSL and uses openssl 1.01. The server can be up for a ...
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Parallels Plesk Apache dedicated server shared IP / A Address serving default page

My Website Works when you go to it, however Google Adwords is telling me that my site is redirecting/ not showing up properly to their bots. When you put the site into a website checker like GT ...
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Saving a Google API-generated dynamic map to a static image

I have a series of coordinates data which I plot onto an API-generated heatmap visualization using Google Maps API. The data changes daily, and I'd like to capture the heatmap and save it as a PNG or ...
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Warning: session_start(): open(/tmp/sess_b825aec484a83d8c0edb0e08db897ec1, O_RDWR) failed: Disk quota exceeded (122)

I am getting this warning of disk quota on my website. I have searched a lot. Every where they say its due to the insufficient space. I checked through cpanel, the total space allotted is showing 40 ...
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What technologies do i need to learn to make a blog? [closed]

I am making my first website which will be my personal blog. My main purpose to make this is to learn website development. I know a fair amount of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. I understand these are all ...
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Can Instant WordPress be used on a network drive?

I'm trying to put a site that I've just built onto my companies internal server so that everyone at the company can see the site and give feedback. However, I tried to install both WAMP and Instant ...
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500 internal server error after deleting site URL in Wordpress [closed]

I'm getting a 500 internal server error whenever I try to load up my website. I made a mistake earlier when I was using Wordpress. I accidentally put an incorrect URL for my site in the in the admin ...
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How do i make it difficult for users to make multiple accounts

I'm creating a website for my business and I want to offer free first deliveries for the first week but I'm afraid people will take advantage of that. I don't take any money or credit card info ...
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[PHP]Parse Error [closed]

I am using this code: <?php $pid=$_GET["pid"]; $pname=$_GET["pname"]; $pnamecheck=array("test") if ($pname == $pnamecheck[$pid]) { echo "You are using a Licenced Version of Program." } else { ...
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Apache: keep track of non-404 errors (e.g., 403, 500, et al)

In cpanel I always have the error log open ("This function will display the last 300 errors for your site.") which is nice for 404's but what about the rest? I'm working on a few things in htaccess, ...
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Add rel=nofollow to all links in rss feed

i wish to add a rel=nofollow in all links from an rss feed, including links in item description $rss = new DOMDocument(); $rss->load($xml); $feed = array(); foreach ...
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AggregateRating not showing in Google's rich snippet testing tool

I tried using the AggregateRating and used the code below. The values of $aggregate_rating and $total_reviews is not empty, and tried printing its value. Now I added the code inside my WordPress ...
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Internal server error when using base64 encoded icon on the home page

I have an "index.html" (or .php - it makes no difference) file in the root / of my hosting space. That "index.html" file has this line of code in it: <link rel="icon" ...
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“?” leading UTM codes causes longer page load time than “#”

I found and fixed a problem where my utm code was drastically slowing down page loads. The problem was the leading character was a ?. The solution was to change it to a #. Now, we have literally ...
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MediaWiki configuration - strange redirect behaviour after form POST

I've recently setup a wiki using MediaWiki but am having the toughest time getting the ShortURL configuration working properly (for example, so that pages appear as Main_Page instead of ...
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Multiple SQLite3 Databases In A Single Web Application Viable?

This question was voted inappropriate for stackoverflow, so I'll ask here. I'm considering designing a CMS where content is centered around what the users submit. Built on polyglot, php, sqlite3 for ...
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When to upgrade your web-hosting? Advantages of VPS?

Right now I'm using shared hosting from ixwebhosting. As I've developed more websites for clients and continue to receive more visitors each month I have experienced a lot of "lag" and slow load times ...
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Is it possible to install Piwik and send it fake data to test its features?

I found Piwik as a good open source solution for website analytics. Is it possible to run Piwik and see its features using fake data rather than a live site? Not only the demo version which is ...
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Is it possible to A/B test web servers using a PHP redirect and sub domains without breaking all the SEO goodness?

We're trying to figure out if a certain type of web server architecture is better than our current web server. We need to A/B test these 2 boxes with live traffic to really get a sense of which one ...
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In httpd.conf why would you want AddType for phps?

We have an AddType as follows: AddType application/x-httpd-php-source .phps I was wondering what this was, and did some searching. It seems this is barely documented anywhere. Based on a hunch, I ...
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weird results from tests when trying to serve a fast image download page… why?

This is my php code. <?php ob_start(); echo file_get_contents("originalhighqualityphoto.jpg"); $dat=ob_get_contents(); ob_end_clean(); $dat=gzencode($dat,2); ...