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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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 ...
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Redirect example.com:81 to example.com

I need to redirect www.example.com:81/site/ to www.example.com. I have used mod_rewrite a few times, is it possible to solve this in a similar way?
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What Webserver Do I Need For A Social App [duplicate]

I am making a social application that its base work is like twitter. When user opens app,it fetches data(texts and images) from server and listitems will be filled and users can be followed and etc. ...
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Why is CakePHP generating unrequested 301 redirects?

Seemingly at random, when I attempt to go to a webpage (such as /want), another webpage (such as /get) on the same subdomain is loaded in response. This has been happening for many months on a set of ...
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Curl not working with PHP 5.4.6

I'm trying to use Curl to send and receive XML information from my credit card company and it works great in a shared server (sandbox). However, now that I uploaded it to my dedicated server it does ...
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Redirect users based on username (LDAP)

We have an apache 2.2 install with this config on an Ubuntu 12.04: cat /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default <VirtualHost *:443> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost DocumentRoot /var/www ...
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Set the “servername” directive globally to suppress this message

I am setting up PHP for the first time and I am getting this error from the Apache server: Set the "servername" directive globally to suppress this message. This is the content of my httpd.conf ...
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How to set the Content-Type for SVG files parsed by PHP

I currently use the following Apache httpd conf: <FilesMatch "\.svg$"> SetHandler application/x-httpd-php </FilesMatch> AddType image/svg+xml .svg What I'm trying to achieve: ...
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What are the pros/cons of using a CMS for my website tutorials vs. static files inside folders? [closed]

I'm building a website that will have tutorials on products from one manufacturer. The tutorial will be a step-by-step guide with screenshots. The content won't be updated once the tutorial is posted. ...
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How should I upload videos to Amazon S3?

I have a project which is basically a website like YouTube. I am hosting my videos with Amazon S3. I am confused as to whether I should upload videos (200mb+) by a PHP script or by browser-based ...
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Stop other sites on server from being able to access other sites on server

I am on a friends server and I have found a potential security flaw where I can access other sites files on the server. He says he is on a shared hosting and I am not sure yet if the other sites are ...
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PHP remote development workflow: git, symfony and hudson

I'm looking to develop a website and all the work will be done remotely (no local dev server). The reason for this is that my shared hosting company a2hosting has a specific configuration ...
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What method should I use for copying data from one table to another one?

I'm wondering what method I should use for copying data from one table to another one. I'm letting users post data through a form which uses table1 to save data. Now for displaying results I use data ...
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No databases showing in phpMyAdmin

My website is hosted in shared hosting service and is working fine with updated news stored in MySQL database. To manage the database of website, I install phpMyAdmin in a sub-folder with the same ...
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How to add Field data in between <td> in PHP EMAILER? [closed]

I have a created a PHP form which is working fine without adding any html table on that. While I am applying Table to make the emailer better look, I am receiving email without form Field Data. How to ...
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http header rel=“canonical” through htaccess for dynamic content

I have a large number of URLS where I need to specify rel="canonical", The URL structure is like: example.c.o.m/abcd?q=ccccc&location=ffff&x=pp&y=qq I need to strip the last two ...
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How to execute PHP from TinyWeb

How do I set up my system to get TinyWeb to execute PHP scripts? Mongoose asked me to specify the location of php-cgi.exe, but I'm not sure how to do this for TinyWeb.
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Any free/affordable alternatives to Polldaddy? [closed]

I'm looking for a free/cheap embeddable poll that I can just stuff in an iframe - the page I've been tasked to maintain has been created in iWeb, which does not generate anything but the final markup ...
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301 redirect + RewriteRule not working together?

I am using a 301 redirect to redirect a page to another page in the same website, which uses RewriteRule to hide the PHP variables in a friendly URL. My redirection code in .htaccess: Redirect 301 ...
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Are there any scripts to integrate social networking site's chat and posting features into a webpage [closed]

Are there any scripts to integrate social networking site's chat and posting features into a webpage using PHP or JS... for example a section with Facebook chat, a section to post to twitter and maybe ...
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Advantages and Disadvantages of C CGI over PHP? [closed]

I've developed a lot of websites with PHP but sometime after learning C programming I found out that it's possible to do the same thing using C CGI. But I still don't know if it will be worth ...
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Capturing client request headers (complete) along with IP address information? [closed]

I want to write client request to a file with two things/information headers ip address The code I'm testing on free hosting service.Code is <? $headers= apache_request_headers(); foreach ...
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Site migration questions— PHP, link structure & SEO

I'm working on a massive site overhaul and the main structural change will be a move from static HTML to PHP. I work for an art gallery, and having the artist names in URLs is critical. We already ...
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Block IP Address using php [closed]

For my website i use this php code to block ip addresses. <?php $deny = array("111.111.111", "222.222.222", "333.333.333"); if (in_array ($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'], $deny)) { header("location: ...
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line monitoring of phonograms (songs) of radio [closed]

I need to create a monitoring system of phonograms (songs) of radio and television online through streaming so on, but my team and know the way to develop this monitoring system, I know there ...
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Slow Migration is it possible with a PHP/SQL Driven site

I have a Joomla site that is operating on www.mysite.com, I want to migrate to WordPress but heres the thing, I have hundreds of pages and simply moving migrating them to a test site isn't ideal since ...
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How to combine GZip + CDN for faster page loads? [duplicate]

I made a Speed Test on my site via online tool. The tool recommended enabling compression to speed up the site. As far as I understand this requires some changes on server (already done by hosting ...
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Why does .htaccess not prevent a php script from accessing a file

I ran into the following issue: On a website I want to prevent "unauthorized" access to a set of .xml files - the user has to authenticate first. Now it would be possible for an authenticated user to ...
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Check to see if emails are getting automatically sent

I have a Drupal site that is supiosed to send emails every time new content is created. The emails are sent to admin users so that they can check the content. None of the emails are making it to the ...
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I have “CMS” made by myself with PHP and I cannot make my websites appear on google

I have developed an Admin Panel that you can use to change conents on the website. It works basically like this: You use functions to generate HTML like menus, footers, side modules, etc. I use ...
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htacess seems to make the page load forever

I need to rewrite a URL of my server so the URL looks friendly. Like: site.com/var1/var2/var3/... to site.com/index.php?page=var1/var2/var3/... So I wrote this .htacess: RewriteEngine On ...
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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?