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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Google Analytic's and Universal PHP Footers

If I have a universal Footer, include('footer.php'); on my page - will the google analytic's script I just put there be able to track my page views?
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URLEncode of full URL

I am using the PHP urlencode() function to escape chars for anchor tags (). Why can't I use the function on a full URL such as ...
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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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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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Redirect to same site but add things into the URL

I have a PHP file, index.php, that is set as the index file for my site. If someone wants to pull up a value for a, as an example, then they would type http://www.website.com/?value=a. Is it possible ...
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How to block certain pages/files of a web domain?

How do I make certain pages only viewable by me? For example, let's say I own mydomain.com, and I want to be the only one that can see mydomain.com/mypage.php. I tried changing the permissions of ...
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Q&A system for website in php [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a free, open-source question and answer (Q&A) application similar to StackExchange? I'm looking for a good, open source (if possible) q&a (questions ...
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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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Protecting video being from downloaded

First of all I know that I can't protect it completely but can you give me any tips to make it as secure as possible? And second thing I plan to store videos in seperate dedicated server and is it ...
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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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Server Side Includes that work in HTML and PHP with IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008

We currently have SSI set up to work in our HTML pages as follows <!--#INCLUDE file="/includes/header.inc"--> We also use PHP on our server, and are trying to avoid creating two separate ...
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PHP Image Gallery without javascript [closed]

I am looking for a simple PHP gallery with the following characteristics: Pure PHP HTML CSS SQL Excludes JavaScript Handle Subcategories Easily customizable I have tried to search, but I find ...
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Is making my PHP files read-only a useful security measure?

Up until now I've been "protecting" my website's PHP files by making them read-only with chmod. Is this a useful security tactic? Or is it some "old wive's tale" and I'm wasting my time? I'm ...
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fsockopen() error : Network is unreachable port 43 in php [closed]

i've writed some Php code that lookup for domain (whois) but it fails !! this is some of my code : function checkdomain($server,$domain){ global $response; $connection = fsockopen($server,43); ...
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PECL extension in Ubuntu 11.10

while setting up mediawiki on my local development machine, the installer told me that since i do not have PECL extension to php installed, i will have to do with slower page load speeds with ...
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zlib compression issues

I'm having some issues running zlib compression on my site .. Firstly if I enable zlib compression in .htaccess using: php_value output_handler ob_gzhandler then I receive thousands of lines of the ...
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How to remove 500 error?

I am getting 500 error "Internal Server Error" when I type in my domain. I called customer service and they said that my site has reached it maximum use of memory and therefore the cloud system ...
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How to inform website owner if someone downloads something from the website?

Right, beginner here so bare with me.. What i've got: A simple html/css website with a page where clients can find informative documents in the form of PDF's and rich text documents, they can just ...
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Am I correctly handling duplicate URLs for my homepage?

I own a Job Search site named www.conservationjobboard.com and have a concern about how the domain is viewed by search engines. The issue is that when the site was first designed, the default page was ...
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How to reduce delay between forum posts in phpbb

In my phpbb forum, just after I post a reply to a thread, a page is shown and I've to wait around 5 secs to return back to the thread. How do I reduced the time to 0. (I tried setting the "Flood ...
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Duplication of menu through javascript or PHP: Which is better for SEO and page performance?

I have a site with a typical desktop dropdown menu. For the mobile menu (and on touch devices), I am using javascript to slide it out onto the page from the right side by touching a menu button. The ...
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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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Apache VERY high page load time

My Drupal 6 site has been running smoothly for years but recently has experienced intermittent periods of extreme slowness (10-60 sec page loads). Several hours of slowness followed by hours of normal ...
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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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Hiding php includes from search spiders?

Quick and simple question. I have 80+ html files which I want to be crawled. They are individual product pages. Each of these pages calls its content using php includes. These php include files are ...
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Cookie manager PHP

I own a Joomla commerce store and although I use Google Analytics in order to track visitors, I need to install a cookie manager in order to be able to track cookies that were installed on customer ...
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Analyze high load due to Joomla?

I have a Joomla site causing very high (php) load on the server. I have already ran the MySQL slow log feature and it doesn't appear to be MySQL. What are some ways to analyze a Joomla site to ...
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Google and random redirects

I have a site where homepage "example.com" redirects to random joke(example.com/random-joke). First I redirected with php, but then google indexed that joke page(rather to be empty). I used "302 ...
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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 ...
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Subdomains vs folders, for multi account/users application

So, for a multi user web app, what is better: http://username.domain.com Or http://domain.com/username I would like to get feedback about security, scalability and maintenance specifically, app ...
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Simple blogging platform

I want to start and host my own blog. I have ideas for creating the website theme myself. However, I would prefer to not create the actual engine behind the blog -- comments, creating posts, caching ...
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How to analyse website performance

I've tried searching a lot and basically here is the problem. I have a website but I'm unable to pin point the reasons of why the performance of the website is so slow. We have shifted to a high end ...
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Browser will not cancel the request if routed through PHP

I have a site which has a feature that causes Apache to route all requests for files in a particular directory through a PHP script via .htaccess. A problem has come up that I'm not sure how to ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Getting the masked URL values in Mediawiki

I have successfully masked the URL in Mediawiki. By using the following scripts in .htaccess and localsettings.php files in Mediawiki, i.e.: .htaccess: Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on ...
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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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How to add version control and seperate development server to php/web development environment? [closed]

I'm the team lead of a small group of developers. My background is primarily in application development and I've worked in larger groups where version control (SVN, Git, etc.) have been used and ...
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Why are perfectly legitimate pages on my website registering in Google Webmasters as 404?

I have seen this question asked several times here, but never clearly answered. I suspect it has something to do with my .htaccess file: # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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PHP W3 Validator API, Is this good? [closed]

I was trying to find a way to see if my site's code was valid or not but I continuously going over to W3 Validator so I decided to make an "API" however it really isn't! I just wanted to know if ...
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How can I create a dynamic site that is still search-bot friendly?

If I want to have a slide effect between pages. You click a link, it is loaded off to the side and then slides in (pushing the old page off the other side). I can imagine using jQuery to do the PHP ...
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How to extract $_SERVER['REQUEST_URL'] from given url [closed]

How to extract $_SERVER['REQUEST_URL'] from given url for example $url = 'http://localhost/application_dir/'; extract requested url from $url;
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Implement SSL in website

Our company have purchased SSL certificate and installed in linux on Host Server. Can you plz tell me how to make use of this in our website. How to configure it in Website.Is there any need to write ...
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Login script with member area/user

Is there a free script which I can use to: Share some PDF with my partners. But i need the user to reach only those PDFs which they have privileges for. So I need: login script with registration (i ...
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Allow visitor to print something they bought only 1 time

I am doing a website that needs to only let the customer print out what they bought 1 time. There are websites that currently do this and they mentioned Adobe Flash Player, Adobe AIR and the Sheet ...
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How to redirect user into mobile website?

Hi how to redirect the user into mobile site when the user accessing from mobile. Say example i have site called www.mysite.com. Now, a person accessing a website from mobile it should redirect to ...
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What is Easiest Way to Change URL Structure of Dynamic PHP Website? [duplicate]

I am a SEO guy and always facing this problem, that PHP sites make dynamic URL with IDs. This is not SEO friendly structure—like this /article.php?id=2987—and need to be changed like this ...
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How do I make SEO friendly URLs from my PHP pages?

I'm pretty new to this and was wondering how to turn my site URLs into SEO friendly URLs using .htaccess and mod_rewrite? My URLs take the form mydomain.com/index.php?pid=1&pagename=Some Page I ...