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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 auto-...
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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 wordpress/wp-admin/...
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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 ...
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Rewrite rule to handle urls that start with a slash, have only numbers and letters, and may end with a slash is not working

im attempting to get my URL to resolve something like http://example.com/?image=2VMt2 Thus my index.php using the [GET] method in PHP to resolve into my domain http://example.com/2VMt2 The rule ...
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How to read user unique code from _ga cookie?

Currently I am facing the problem that have been discussed already here: How to keep track of a unique and an existing visitor (keep track about unique user without registration etc.). The most ...
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Difference Between php_admin_value[memory_limit] and php.ini memory_limit

I have Nginx + php-fpm + Mysql. With the php memory settings, I always set this in php.ini like this: memory_limit = 256M Now, I bumped into another similar looking setting in pool.d/www.conf file ...
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Do I need to change the Loaded Configuration File to enable cgi?

I'm trying to set up a web app (which I didn't make) on a server which uses an .htaccess file written like this: <Files *.php> SetHandler su-cgi-script SetEnv INTERPRETER_PATH /usr/bin/...
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XAMPP - Typing “localhost/my_site/” into URL not working [closed]

Using XAMPP installed on Mac OS X Mavericks, I've got the servers running and I use my Firefox Dev Edition to navigate to "localhost/my_site/". Previously, I've been successful with other folders for ...
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cPanel PHP open_basedir warning to root directory - Any solution?

I am currently hosting a simple multi-tenancy service on cPanel shared hosting, where customers who signed up will have a subdomain, directory and a database dynamically assigned to them (via XMLAPI): ...
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How do I choose a web host with support for mysqli extension in PHP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have designed a website running in PHP and mySQL. And I used mysqli extension instead of the normal mysql extension in ...
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Basic looping on PHP for web design [closed]

I am very much a newbie in PHP. Could you tell me about basic looping in PHP if I want create a web design. Also, how do I connect to a MySQL database?
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Should I learn html/css before php even for using database? [closed]

I have seen lots of questions about this topic and all of them were asking whether someone, who wants to use PHP for "building web pages", should learn HTML first, or not? Most of the answers said ...
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How do you activate mycryp and mod_rewrite from .htaccess?

My hosting provider has the option to modify the PHP configuration with the following code in .htaccess: AddHandler fcgid-script .php I would like to know how to activate the extension mcryp and ...
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What setting allows a PHP to run for more than 60 seconds under Windows FastCGI?

I have a PHP script which is timing out after 60 seconds. I have changed the following config values but they don't seem to have any affect: max_execution_time default_socket_timeout mysql....
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Apache: disable PHP in a directory

I want to disable php in a specific directory on my server. I thought that setting Options -ExecCGI in httpd.conf would prevent php scripts from being executed, but obviously I am wrong. So, this is ...
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Uploading a file automatically for speed test?

I am building a Web UI for a device for internet connection and one of the requirements in it is a speed test. I know the basic concept of how speed test works. A file is downloaded for a limited time ...
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CloudFlare Not Sending If-Modified-Since Headers

I'm trying to reduce my server load by providing 304 Not Modified responses for content where appropriate. CloudFlare is my middle man, so they should be sending If-Modified-Since headers whenever a ...
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Does uploading index.php protect the other files that would normally be visible in that directory?

PHP is a mystery for me. In the FTP main directory of my website, I uploaded 2 files: a.txt and b.txt. If I enter my website address in my browser I can view both a.txt and b.txt. However when I ...
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Error 500 on new sub-domain

I have just uploaded a site on a sub-domain, In fact on the 3rd Sub-domain. All the 4 site ( 1 Main, and the 3 on SUB) are completely separate from each other. Now, the site was developed Offline/...
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WHMCS Fatal error: Out of memory while View Invoice PDF

I can log into WHMCS & can access everything I should be able to access, but if i try to click View PDF Invoice, the following error will occur, Fatal error: Out of memory (allocated 67633152) ...
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Hiding and redirecting extensions on my webpage [duplicate]

I want to hide extensions on my webpage using the .htaccess file. I have managed to do it by using this code; RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule ^([^\.]+)$ $1.php [NC,L]...
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Hiding and redirecting extensions on my webpage

I want to hide extensions on my webpage using the .htaccess file. I have managed to do it by using this code; RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule ^([^\.]+)$ $1.php [NC,L]...
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Moving just the DokuWiki data directory on other server

I have installed DokuWiki on IIS7. As per my teams requirement we have to move just the Data directory to other server location, e.g.: IIS7 installed DokuWiki location: C:\inetpub\wwwroot\dokuwiki\...
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How does mediawiki save the passwords?

I have mediawiki installed in my local machine. I had to use a form outside wiki which asks the user to upload files with the wiki username and password. In order to achieve this I went through the ...
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How to check if someone is using my website resources?

How can I check whether someone is using the resources hosted on my website? I have a website (coded in PHP) and I have uploaded a few images there. I want to know who is using those images on other ...
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Apache Unable to open logs: /Applications/MAMP/Library/${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log

I am trying to run a project built in Ubuntu with PHP on fat-free framework. I am using MAMP on macOS Yosemite 10.10.1. I imported a database successfully through phpmyadmin & following these ...
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Sharing CodeIgniter installation between different servers

Current situation: I've got 2 different servers, each one hosting its own CI installation, and everything is working fine, except a lot of code is duplicated (custom libraries, some views, etc) My ...
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Not receiving email sent from PHP mail() after cPanel migration?

I just moved my site example.com from one host to another by cPanel account backup and restore. Name servers are changed a few hours ago. info@example.com is hosted at Google apps with MX records ...
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What is the best currency API out there? [closed]

I may be asking an odd question, but webmasters seem like a decent place to post this. I'm in the search for an accurate, easy API (such as using JSON or XML) so I can use my web application. I've ...
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Trying to include a file from parent domain in subdomain?

I am trying to include a php file from a parent domain in a subdomain. In subdomain.parentdomain.com/test.php i have include ('/var/www/vhosts/parentdomain.com/website/wp-blog-header.php'); My ...
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How can I pass optional URL parameters through my rewrite rule?

I created a CMS that identifies if the GET value of url is defined, and if it is, it returns the html contents of the page from the frontend template on index.php. This ideally is to make a templating ...
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How to get multiple form field values in Google Analytics site search report?

I'm wondering how I can get multiple form field values into Google Site Search. For instance, I have a search form that has a drop down for year, make and model. Once submitted I would like those ...
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Need to Stop Bots from Killing my Webserver

I am having EXTREME bot problems on the some of my websites within my hosting account. The bots utilize over 98% of my CPU resources and 99% of my bandwidth for my entire hosting account. These bots ...
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Non existent image files are not being handled by PHP as they should due to ngnix configuration

I am currently building a web application. In order for it to work properly I wrote this rule: location / { if (!-e $request_filename) { expires 168h; add_header Pragma public; ...
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Alternative to Ebay Open Source [duplicate]

I'm looking for an auctioneering cms which is basically a copy of Ebay, but just more modern and open source. I would love it if it would already have a connector to a Big Data DB like Hadoop. Does ...
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How do I determine if I should ask for additional CPU cores on my web server?

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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Delay Loading of Webpage Content / Debounce Cache

Background: I am implementing a custom cache handler in PHP. The cache script is triggered on-demand by website traffic. I want to intelligently handle an influx of simultaneous requests. To do this, ...
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Whats the use of mysql.safe_mode in php.ini file?

I've seen some website on security recommend to enable mysql.safe_mode in php.ini # Enable SQL safe mode sql.safe_mode = On When I searched hard to find info on this, I found this: If the SQL ...