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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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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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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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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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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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 ...