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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Good practice for sending out test emails without being classified as a spammer

I am trying out some new ideas involving HTML emails that will be sent from my site. I am sending lots of test emails to my Gmail and Yahoo accounts, all of which go straight to the spam folder. ...
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two PHP sessions, same IP address, active at the same time? [closed]

Is it possible to have two sessions associated with the same IP address active at the same time?
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external CSS file or CSS added to head via code?

I am building a website that uses a custom CMS. I am seriously considering not using external style sheets and adding all of the required CSS to the head of the pages that as needed (using PHP and ...
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Memcache alternative for cpanel hosting

Memcache is the best caching API for php, but it is not available on most of the hosting providers. Are there any alternatives to memcache which are available for most hosting providers(e.g. Godaddy)? ...
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How to add custom php code in Wordpress text widget

I cant make my PHP code work when I add it in WordPress text widget (without plugin). The same code works on main (index.php) , but not in widget. I searched for this question and found the answer - ...
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Should I ask for additional CPU cores?

I have a website that has approximately 300 users and I get about 1000 hits per day. Due to an upcoming event next week, there is a possibility of all of a sudden getting between 20 and 25 thousand ...
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UTF-8 charset doesn't work for PHP mail form

I'm trying to solve the problem of reading special characters, (plus I cant get it on one of the Gmail) I get something like this "לדו×" and this "Ч“Ч•Чђ\"ЧњЧ“Ч•" sent from my WP blog I've tried ...
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What more to use for SEO? [duplicate]

I was wondering how I could optimise the Google results? when I type the name of my company it wil show up, but I would like it to also show up if I type (design langezwaag) or (webdesign langezwaag) ...
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Shorten URL with Regex

Here's an example URL to a user profile on my site: http://127.0.0.1:8080/overview/showuserprofile/user I want it to be: http://127.0.0.1:8080/user This is what I have for rewrite rules: ...
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In NginX what means location ^~

If I'm not wrong, location = / {} means "only the / folder, not the files inside, not the subfolders" location ~ / {} means "the / folder, all the files inside, all the subfolders and their subfiles" ...
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Best process for upgrading a live server

I just recently started at a new company, and their live server has PHP v5.2.6 (yes, circa 2008). A site I recently designed for them actually wouldn't work on it because PHP is so old, so I've now ...
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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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Joomla theme only 1 page or module

Hi how can I theme only 1 page or module in joomla 1.5? And I don't mean change the css but change the php file, so I can choose to display the date above the title and not below. This should be very ...
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How can I rewrite to my .htaccess in PHP? [duplicate]

How to rewrite my URL from http://www.mysite.com/listingsecond.php?ID=1 to http://www.mysite.com/listingsecond? How can I rewrite to my .htaccess in PHP to do this?
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How to perform a 301 redirect with .htaccess and PHP

The website I am referencing in my question is http://www.bgmenus.com. I have successfully created clean urls like this for my listings: http://bgmenus.com/five-guys/341 I rewrote those using this: ...
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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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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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Apache HeaderName does not work in .htaccess

So I have a .htaccess file in a subdirectory that contains a list of folders. In the main directory I have a .htaccess file that contains: Options +Indexes IndexOptions FancyIndexing AddType ...
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Is there a 'Subscription Cart' software available?

I have a website, whereby members pay an annual feel. Initially the members were a few now it has fun into hundreds. Now I have to check existing members manually to see if their subscription is going ...
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Domain files download upon opening

I'm having this weird issue with my Domain. My domain is saoo.eu hosted on HostZilla. The issue is that whenever I open an HTML/PHP file it automatically downloads it instead of opening it into the ...
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How to do a JavaScript redirection to the same page without hurting my SEO?

I did something that does that when people land on my page for the first time, they get a JavaScript redirection to the same page, but with PHP $_GET URL queries, then this page redirect back to the ...
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Use a GET variable to see a referrer in Google Analytics

I have a system on my site that sends an email to a customer with a certain url in it (not a private url, just the info they've requested). The format of this url is just straight on: ...
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What every beginner should know about website development? [closed]

I am a novice at building websites and considering to make one. But I'm very confused right now. I guess every beginner faces issues getting started. Some questions that have come up are: I have an ...
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Webhosting server Frontcontroller support [duplicate]

I am currently using XAMPP to code my websites, but i want to host it online now. I came across some hosting servers and they had restrictions, one didn't allow the use of a PDO and another didn't ...
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How to send hundreds of emails an hour with content personalized to each user?

There are more than 10 categories in my site, users can register more than one category. My PHP script prepares content for each category, according to user preferences. My script merges those ...
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How do I create a .htaccess file that would make my website work like Adfly

I need, but don't know how to make, an htaccess file that will send a user, when looking for the home page, to index.php. It should not send them anywhere when they look for a URL like /7fg4/. ...
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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 ...
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How do google bots work for sites that are database driven? [duplicate]

I didn't see this question already asked but I also don't know if this may be called something in particular so my apologies. While learning SQL and PHP I was curious to know how do bots search a ...
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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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What is the feasibility of developing a phpBB-based barter bulletin board? [closed]

I've got a concept for a barter deal bulletin board and would like to know how feasible is it to implement the concept with phpBB. The main differences from a typical forum are the following: Users ...
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New to website form validation

I'm new to form validation and I have been lucky over the years. I would like to update my method of form creation in my sites. I was curious to know what is standard and if there is a preexisting ...
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Shared hosting site has issues

Although I have many years worth of coding experience, I'm a complete n00b at managing sites. So I need help. Basically I have this new site on a shared hosting provider, and sometimes I get these ...
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Requesting advice for accepting large file uploads

I asked this question over at StackExchange but was advised to try here... I'm looking at building a web app that includes a file upload element. I'd like users to be able to upload files of any type ...
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File upload on shared hosting

Is it possible to upload a file of size 300+ MB on shared hosting such as host gator ?
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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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Google Analytics: How do I report a custom event programatically? [closed]

I am just learning GA as part of a new program our company is rolling out. I'm sending the following custom event whenever a user clicks on a button on our test site: <button ...
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Xampp and file paths

I'm having hard time with xampp, it really getting me crazy. I have few installations of WordPress with Roots Template, which was loading without any css, js..etc. And the solution was to delete ...
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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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How do I get thousands of PDF files “found” by google search

I have approximately 5,000 PDF files in 4 different categories on our Joomla website that are currently only accessible by via a PHP/mySQL seach script. The filenames (which are numbers) and file ...
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Inserting WordPress in a site with .htaccess Rewrite Rule

I want to insert a WordPress blog in a website which is programmed in PHP and that uses includes() to select what content to show, and that uses .htaccess Rewrite Rule to get friendly URLs. The ...
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WHMCS Bulk Pricing Updater

Their is a Bulk Pricing Updater addon in WHMCS which works well to update hosting accounts pricing but I am unable to update the domain pricing through that every time it gives this message ...
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How to stop access of a PHP file from other sites

I read somewhere about hot linking of images. Preventing image hot linking helps to stop bandwidth theft from your site. Would it work for a PHP file? In my case, I am using a PHP file to generate ...
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PHP website template and response time

I have a website with static HTML files on a VPS server. The site's response time is very fast and was built with a FrontPage template, so every template change updates all the HTML files and ...
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place to host a simple php socket server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? i am running a small project that occasionally requires me to run a php socket script through ssh. it uses a few ...
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using .htaccess to redirect .asp to .php?

Ahoy all! I've been racking my brain with this one. I basically just converted all of my pages from ASP code to PHP code. Kept the same filenames. So, here is the htaccess code I have so far, but ...
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Facebook Ads - after setting campaign it is not showing in ad manager

Description: I bought new campaign in facebook ads service. The type of it is Website Conversions. I implemented pixel (registering) sucessfully, redeemed created list of ads and inserted new card ...
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Generating RSS Feeds Automatically?

I am running a static PHP website for the past 3 months. It's not a CMS but just simple PHP files (no database) in to which I add content. I am struggling to manually create RSS feeds as it is very ...
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Using a CDN for CMS software (multiple sites)

I'm currently researching ideas for the media management side of a CMS I'm writing. I was looking at having images served from a CDN which is fine on a single site, but I want all sites that run the ...
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I have multiple versions of the same landing page. How can I tell Google Analytics which is being viewed?

I'm sending a link to a landing page to a number of different companies and need to be able to tell Google Analytics which company is viewing the page and when. I of course have my original link to ...
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How to make better RESTful links SEO on static content website with Apache and PHP Router

I have a pretty old website (running on Apache) that serves around 50 static HTML pages. And so I want to change it and add PHP Router to help me serve content in a RESTful way. Now I have tried ...