PHP is a free server-side, general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development. Originally PHP stood for Personal Home Page, now it stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.

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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); ...
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Dynamically PHP-generated content and SEO

So I'm using a function in my functions.php file to add some text to all my posts. I was wondering if that will be used by Google when it indexes my website, and how that will affect my SEO ratings. ...
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Why does Google Analytics report that I have traffic at a calculator.php URL for my blog?

I frequently see this URL having traffic via Google Analytics although I don't have any page and with that strucuter either. URL - ...
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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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PHP include drop down navigation

I have a php document and am using include to include my drop down navigation. The navigation is an external html with external js and css elements. Code is: <div id="nagivation"> <?php ...
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PHP 5.6.6 loading but not interpreting in Apache2.4 64 bit Windows

I have installed Apache 2.4.12 (Win64) VC11 from Apache Lounge. Typing httpd -M tells me that php5_module is loaded and shared. I have PHP 5.6.6 win32 VC11 Thread Safe installed. The Apache server ...
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Passing Arabic values in parameters results in % spaces

I have built an .htaccess clean URL, this part works perfect in my .htaccess: RewriteCond %{THE_REQUEST} /road.php\s [NC] RewriteRule . نقفورالثانيفوكاس/ [R=301,L] RewriteRule ^نقفورالثانيفوكاس/$ ...
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WordPress keeps redirecting my users to install.php, Is it caused by an injection hack?

I don't really know how to express my problem, so bear with me. This is a bit hard to explain. I have a Wordpress installation, the latest, and often (once a day) my site redirects users to the ...
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Enabling URL rewriting for API

I'm new to configuring API web servers and I'm trying to enable URL rewriting for the server so that a user can go to my public DNS.com/getAlbum to access a method within my api.php file (assumption, ...
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PHP Image Gallery without javascript [closed]

I am looking for a simple PHP gallery with the following characteristics: Pure PHP HTML CSS SQL Excludes JavaScript Handle Subcategories Easily customizable I have tried to search, but I find ...
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Is Image Spriting for Articles Images a good solution?

I am starting an online portal and I calculated that I need about 102 Images (based on the amount of articles), the problem is I want to keep the whole page below 800KB (Including all assets). I want ...
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SEO effects of intermix of WP blog, custom PHP site and FB app game

We're a melbourne tech company in the process of building a custom site in PHP. We plan to launch a "pre-launch" page which is also custom coded (CSS3 on twitter bootstrap framework + HTML5 front end ...
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How do I make SEO friendly URLs from my PHP pages?

I'm pretty new to this and was wondering how to turn my site URLs into SEO friendly URLs using .htaccess and mod_rewrite? My URLs take the form mydomain.com/index.php?pid=1&pagename=Some Page I ...
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Physical memory usage issues with WordPress plugins

Occasionally, my website that's hosted with GoDaddy is crashing due to physical memory overload. My host told me that PHP processes are overloading the server, and to try to find out which WordPress ...
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PHP Dom Extension - Can I disable it

Can I disable the PHP Dom Extension temporarily (for debug reasons), without having to reinstall / recompile PHP? I want to install the module and I'm looking for a way to temporarily turn it off, so ...
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How to remove php extension from pages except search results?

Using htaccess I have these php rules: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> Options +FollowSymLinks -MultiViews # Turn mod_rewrite on RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / ## don't touch /forum URIs RewriteRule ...
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Wordpress plugin not working after moving domains - I get this error message

I have moved a wodpress website to a new domain with a new host. The website looks, fine and most of the wp-admin area works just fine too. However, certain pages on the admin area don't display and ...
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Digital Asset Management System [closed]

I am looking for an opensource web-based digital asset management system. My requirements are to create a web based system where users can upload and download .zip, .jpg, .png, .pdf, .doc, .xls etc. ...
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Free movie website scripts [closed]

Is there any free "movie website" script/code in PHP? I don't want video sharing ones like this: http://www.phpmotion.com/ I just want something to manage and display a database of movies. Like ...
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“PHP” is showing up in Browser + OS list in Google Analytics report

PHP is listed as a browser in Google Analytics. 50 sessions have been created. Obviously Analytics data is collected via Javascript executed in the visitor's browser so what is PHP (a server-side ...
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What should the Unix file system permissions be for PHP files under Apache?

What is the best practice for permissions with PHP files? When should they be writable, or executable? What owner is best? I'm using an Apache server.
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How to create separate users in phpmyadmin, each one can't see others databases?

I am using phpmyadmin to control mysql on my server, now i want to create some users to access this admin tool, what i want is to make each user can create databases but can't see others databases. ...
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php5-fpm ping and status pages error out? LimitInternalRecursion error?

Not sure if I'm out of bounds here, but I originally posted this on ask Ubuntu here I have php5-fpm running just fine. My entire site is running as expected, almost no issues. However, I am unable to ...
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How do I get a better PHP version to work with Plesk?

I've had an issue for quite a while now that I don't know how to fix. I'm running a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, it has the latest version of Plesk (12.0.18 Update #34). Annoyingly, it only has PHP ...
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Chat like chat.meta.stackoverflow.com in my website [closed]

How can I create a chat room like http://chat.meta.stackoverflow.com/ in my PHP website? I am looking for a free solution. Please help...
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Dreamhost Shared Hosting - Increase post_max_size

I am using Dreamhost shared hosting running PHP 5.4 and I am trying to increase the file upload limit to 1 GB. I try to achieve that by using .user.ini and putting the following: upload_max_filesize ...
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Why should we keep the copyright year on websites static?

Not a major issues, just a small thing that bugs me. In so many websites and applications, when scrolling down to the footer, you see the year and it's not the present year (2015). Why not ...
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Make Google index over 90,000 user profiles

I have a large amount of user profiles hosted in this schema https://example.com/stats.php?player=name (It's not the prettiest URL, but .htaccess dramatically slows down my site and I don't understand ...
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What is 'hitnodes.php' on a GoDaddy shared hosting server?

At my company, our website is hosted with GoDaddy's shared hosting service. I was tidying up the html folder today and noticed a file called hitnodes.php which I hadn't noticed before. It was only 16 ...
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Could Google detect Cloaking if I displayed content to Google user agent using PHP

PHP is server side and all Googlebot would see is the output HTML, right? if (strpos($_SERVER[‘HTTP_USER_AGENT’],"Googlebot")) { // do some functionality }
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Would the same template page that loads different posts be considered duplicate content?

I'm creating a portfolio site where I have a set of links on the home page and each link calls its respective post via Ajax. When a post is called, a hidden div gets populated with the response and ...
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Receiving error 500 for WordPress when using CloudFlare as a CDN

My WordPress site is using CloudFlare as a CDN, and if I use the site's IP address to access wordpress/wp-admin/install.php directly, it works fine. However, when I try to call ...
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Should I use SQL to save time? and How? [closed]

I created some landing page template in which I test various products. currently it is a .php file which I manually change each time, along with 3 other files, plus an image, and then upload all of ...
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not able to configure opencart in lap

I downloaded opencart 2.0.1.1 and have wampserver .I pasted upload file in wamp server and while trying to run it, i dont know what details sholud be filled in third step. That is, what is data base ...