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How to handle non-existent subdirectories?

I have a dynamic website with friendly URLs. Example: Instead of /user.php?id=123, I have /user/123 Instead of /index.php?category=fishes, I have /fishes But, how do I handle non-existent ...
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Where to find my website's source code?

My company ordered a website and we were given all usernames and passwords but I can't find the PHP source files and this is my first website assignment. I have no prior exposure to web technologies ...
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Search Engine Optimize a photography website? [duplicate]

Because most photography websites are mostly photo galleries, I'm at a loss on how to code my new site. You can choose a friendly url, use alt tags for every image, include language set, meta tags, ...
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Modifying the PHP “upload_tmp_dir” variable on a Godaddy Linux hosting?

OK, I have tried to install Joomla and WordPress on one of the hosted domains at my Godaddy's Linux Hosting. For the Joomla installation I was encountering an issue where the installation would not ...
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How do you apply per-directory PHP.INI settings with Zend Server?

I normally like to apply some application-specific PHP.INI settings in the root of each project, but in Zend Server the following methods do NOT appear to work... Using .htaccess with php_flag and ...
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Scheduling tasks with GoDaddy shared hosting using Plesk

How do I schedule a task in GoDaddy using Plesk? How do I set the Path to an executable file in the schedule task? I have the path as G:\PleskVhosts\[domain.tld]\[path]\[file_name] but I'm getting ...
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fsockopen() not working

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04 server with Plesk 12, Apache 2.2.22 and PHP 5.3.10. I want to enable reCaptcha for my phpBB board, but every time I get this error: Could not open socket I've enabled ...
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Scaleable way to host PHP web service? [duplicate]

This is my first time working on a project like this, and i'm not sure where to turn next or how i should go about launching. Currently the site consists of PHP and html files in a "/public_html" ...
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Clean URLs won't work in Drupal 7 on IIS [closed]

I am using Drupal 7 and IIS 8 as my web server. When I click Clean URLs in the configuration, I check it and then click save, then it loads the page without the box checked. However I can type in ...
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How to block all hacking? [closed]

The title explains most of my question. The OS is linux (Lubuntu). The servers are Apache2 (PHP5), MySQL 5.6 and FTP (Samba).
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Can't change HTTP Vary header from PHP

I have a test server running CentOS, and changing the Vary header there through PHP via: header('Vary: Accept'); works as expected (it's added to the Accept-Encoding value that Apache already adds ...
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Google Indexing PHP pages with and without backslash [duplicate]

How can we use the .htaccess file to only have our pages indexed by Google without the trailing slash. Right now both pages are being indexed.
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Adding a Forum to my site: build one from scratch or use existing open-source platform?

Note: I posted this originally to stackoverflow.com, had it closed, and was told to post it on programmers.stackexchange.com. So I posted it on programmers.stackexhange.com, had it cloased, and was ...
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Generate a sitemap automatically, does it need to be XML?

I want to create an XML sitemap (for the sake of SEO), my first attempt to achieve this was by including the website main menu/navigation links using <?php include ("assets/includes/menu.inc"); ...
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Pagination and duplicate content

I have an archive page that displays the number of articles published. Because there were so many, I ran a pagination script: for 127.0.0.1/archive/2/?p=x&pp=y where p is the page number and pp ...
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Using a front controller design pattern doesn't allow images to be served

I am currently using a front controller. All requests for my website go through it. I have a problem with image links like: <img src="img/image.jpg" /> Then my front controller will try to ...
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Switching to HTTPS - redirect question

Following the recent Google announcements about improved ranking for sites running on https we have a number of clients asking about this. Is it safe to just 301 redirect all pages to their SSL ...
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Problem with ipage server

I want to use PHP inside XML. I create some XML file and everything is OK on my local WAMP server. But online (on ipage server) just problem. I include AddHandler application/x-httpd-php .xml in ...
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Statically mapping a PHP script to another script using an .htaccess file results in 404 errors

After having read a lot of posts on the topic of URL rewriting, I still remain stuck with 404 status errors. My goal: A 'static' rewrite of URLs, as follows (user clicks or enters the one ...
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Using ini_set() to change memory lmit for individual PHP scripts

I have had trouble in the past with memory issues caused by individual scripts on a website using more memory than they should. I have tackled this problem by lowering my PHP memory limit from 512MB ...
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PHP installation missing while opening website [closed]

All was working fine but then suddenly Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress came when I try to my site. Hosting:Godaddy PHP version:5.4.26 ...
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How to setup a fully functional “mirror” of a website? [closed]

PREMISES: I have a wordpress website hosted in a shared-hosting Since it's a shared hosting, I share the same ip with other GoDaddy customers A couple of times, some other customer got malware on ...
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simple database edit webpage recommendations [closed]

It's been a long time since I've made something like this, I'm just wondering if I'm not re-inventing the wheel. My client currently has a bunch of data in an excel file and wants this to be on the ...
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Google pre-rendering causing double and triple events [duplicate]

Is it possible to detect google chrome and firefox prerendering on the server side, or in .htaccess, and defer the prerendering for the purpose of monitoring traffic and website events, or do I need ...
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Redirect page to symlink

So I have 2 URLs that basically link to the main url using a symlink maindomain.com englishdomain.com -> symlink to maindomain.com frenchdomain.com - > symlink to maindomain.com/fr ...
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Cannot add DataTables.net javascript into Joomla 1.5

I've been having this problem where i couldn't add Datatables.net javascript into my Joomla article. I have been trying to include it through Jumi. To say that my editor strips of the tag is ...
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How to tell Google that I have changed my website URLs?

I have done major updates to my website, and renamed all my URLs. How can I tell Google that I have renamed these URLs and let Google refresh its index? My website URL: http://www.pndmasr.com/ My ...
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The word “logo” is appearing in all my SERP, but it's not in my page titles

When I search for my website in Google, the word "logo" is being displayed in all the results, but I didn't specify the word "logo" in the titles of my HTML pages. See the following screenshot: ...
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Trouble with images in phppgAdmin on my Nginx VPS

this is my first time using Nginx or phppgAdmin, and after placing the phppgadmin folder into my public_html folder I find that the resources for the phppgadmin page are broken, images and css ...
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Is using URL parameters bad for SEO? [duplicate]

I recently noticed that my web page have problems with Google and good search results. Many of the existing SEO tools suggests that my website uses bad URLs for SEO. I'm using a single PHP file that ...
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Problem with htaccess rewrite condition

I needed to redirect site.com/var1/var2/var3/... to site.com/index.php?myvars=var1/var2/var3/... This is the code I wrote myself: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !=/index.php ...
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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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Redirect to an affiliate using PHP or JavaScript redirect?

I was asked to introduce a unified self hosted URL-Shortener/Forwarder/Tracking Service for an website that earns money from affiliates. One example I found was one of the bigger german sites for ...
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Clicks counting and crawler bots

I am currently running a small affiliate-program for Facebook users. We use an auto-poster to publish links to fan pages. Every hit is stored in our database and we have included a 24 hour reload ...
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Using an external mail sending provider for my websites?

Let's say I have made 20-30 websites, that send emails such as contact form responses, welcome emails, forgotten password reminders, and similar transactional emails. What is the benefit of using a ...
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How Google ads add a pageview?

I'm having a trouble on my site. I have my own script which counts how many times the ads display in a page using PHP script, which always run every page refresh without any condition and it sums up ...
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Codeigniter not working after moving direcories

I just starting trying to learn CodeIgniter. From the user guide it suggests to move the application and system folder for security reasons. I now have this structure: ./public/index.php ./app/ ...
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File upload through webform failed, server config?

I'm in the process of moving my sites from a shared hosting to a VPS (running CentOS with Plesk 10). When testing on my VPS I noticed that all of the sudden I couldn't upload files through a webform ...
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Store a formula in a table and use the formula in a javascript/PHP function [closed]

I have a MySql database where part of it handles instrument's depth of water. Each instrument has its own formula of calculation how depth the water when the operator collect the reading I stored the ...
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wordpress woocommerce php variable usage %1$s

I am using wordpress with woocommerce and I am trying to manipulate a copy of myaccount.php The default code uses some variables of some sort that I am not familiar with nor have I been able to find ...
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Do PHP-FPM (and other PHP handlers) need execute permissions on the PHP files they're serving?

I read in a post at Server Fault that PHP-FPM needs execute permissions. However, the answer in When creating a website, what permissions and directory structure? only grants read and write ...
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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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SEO-meta description crawling issue [duplicate]

i have following code where i m including my title and description for the page But google crawled only title not the meta description from the code. Where as meta description was read from the ...
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Good links somehow being converted to ones with a PHP redirect (not a virus)

This has happened to links we put on web pages and in emails. We might put www.oursite.org/work/ but when I view source it shows up as ...
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How to edit thousands of html pages at once? [closed]

I need to edit thousands of pages for a website with dynamic content added manually by the owner throughout 3 years, it has thousands of pages and I'm sure there is a better way to edit them without ...
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How to set site specific Error Log files in PHP under IIS

On Apache, vhosts can be configured with their own error log file, like so: ErrorLog "my-site-log-dir/error_log.log" How would this be done when hosting PHP under IIS?
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Laravel Detailed Error Page Lost

I want to see all problems when a file can't loaded e.g. I used to do it but now I can't. The only thing I get when a problem occurs is Whoops, looks like something went wrong. How can I change ...
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Where to place php libraries/extensions?

I am new to a lot of server configurations and options. I want to add extra php libraries/extensions to my server. Where do I add them? (I am on a CENTOS 6.5 VPS) For example, I want to add the ...
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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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Can the .htaccess file slow down a website to a crawl? If so, are there better ways to solve these problems with different rewrite rules and such?

here is my htaccess file...... RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/patients/billing/FAQ_billing\.html$ [OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/patients/billing/getintouch\.html$ RewriteRule ...