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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How do I install PHP 5.4.8 on a Win XP workstation?

I am trying to create a MediaWiki site on my WinXP workstation, and need to install PHP 5.4.8. I have downloaded and unpacked the binaries for PHP, but the install instructions are telling me to "Run ...
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Removing 301 redirect from site root

I'm having a look at a friends website (a fairly old PHP based one) which they've been advised needs re-structuring. The key points being: URLs should be lower case and more "friendly". The root ...
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Toggle CNAME entries using PHP?

Is it possible with PHP to dynamically toggle CNAME entries? For example I have two mirrors with media to be served on my website. Mirror 1 has a monthly bandwidth cap so upon reaching it I want to ...
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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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php cms withouth database [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS)/Wiki should I use? A friend of mine asked me for a easy website for him. As it was just 3 subpages, no database need or anything, ...
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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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500 error on Joomla website

PHP Fatal error: Call to a member function setQuery() on a non-object in /home/josh/public_html/administrator/components/com_jfusion/plugins/phpbb3/forum.php on line 226 Just moved over to a new ...
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Is there any way to prevent Googlebar from breaking Friendly 404s

This might be considered a continuation of this question. If I output HTML after my 404 header, It displays properly in IE and FF unless the user has Google bar instaled. If I try header('HTTP/1.x ...
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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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GAPI output doesn't match Google Analytics website

I have to get the main info about my Google Analytics Goals. I'm using GAPI lib, with this code: <?php require_once 'conf.inc'; require_once 'gapi.class.php'; $ga = new ...
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Ideal web application framework for newcomers and whether it is better to use Java or PHP based framework? [closed]

My primary question is whether a Java based web application framework is better or a PHP based one and why? Moreover, if I were just starting web development then what would be some ideal frameworks ...
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Handling the holding of money on a platform

We are building a platform for a client, developed in Yii, where users can top up their account on the platform with money from PayPal. Users can upload files and buy access to each other's files. ...
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Hotel Reservation Request Booking Paypal PHP

I'm making a website for a small hotel in php. The hotel owners want a reservation system that uses paypal. They want people to see a calendar and choose a date to make a reservation. If the day has ...
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PHP URL Rewrite engine for small project

I use PHP. I want to setup a micro site as a prototype, where I can work with the frontend only, separated from any CMS. URL Rewrite I also want the URL rewrite to be correct, like ...
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Number of page requests by any Bot in 5 secs

I am writing a script that will block any bot that requests page(s) for example X times in the past 5 secs. I need to find the X here. Do you guys know some approx values I can use?
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iOS Touch Icon through XLSX file?

I'm setting up some iPads, and pointing Safari to www.mywebsite.com/spreadsheet.xlsx and it's displaying the document fine. That part is OK. I'm just wondering if there is a way to add a iOS Icon to ...
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CMS without templates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS)/Wiki should I use? I am looking for a CMS where I can layout the page from scratch using HTML/PHP/CSS and simply enter code such ...
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Creating advanced website by redirecting and replacing content from Google Sites

I would like to create a corporate website with members area. Importantly, I want many novice webadmins to be able to modify static content themselves. Therefore, I got the idea to create the site ...
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include() or get_file_contents() which is better? [closed]

i am developing a function which return a value on give file name but include() in not return able which function should i use get_file_contents() is return able function or is there is any other ...
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Referrer Strings

I'm not exactly sure how to ask this, but here I go. I work for a company that provides IT services. Our main costumer has a website developed by WebCompany.com, and I act as a maintainer/middle-man ...
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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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Hosting advice for a write-heavy dynamic website [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have built a website using PHP and MySQL and now I am looking for a hosting service. I am expecting about a 1000 ...
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Looking for full web based booking system

I've searched around here but could not find any booking system that would suit my need. I hope maybe you can help me out. I've already seen question #11379. Solutions provided there are not helping ...
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curl to itself behind firewall

I have a server A which is configured behind a firewall and has 30.x.x.x public adress and 172.x.x.x internal address. I'm trying to make a php Curl call from a script located on that server, to the ...
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Separating portion of website to its own server

So my job is to take the homepage (or maybe I should say "homesite" because it encompasses a few interrelated pages) and drag this onto its own Apache server. The problem I'm having right now is being ...
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Free online PHP hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have a PHP script that can take $_GET parameters from a URL (i.e. http://www.example.com/test.php?name=george). I'd ...
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Where to find PHP version usage stats?

My original question was: what percentage of sites are using php 5.4.x? (As it has some very interesting new features.) With secondary questions like how many of the cheap web hosting places have ...
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Open Source PHP based secure file download script? [closed]

I need a self hosted solution where I as the admin can create client areas (which can be simple folders) where I upload files and secure them with username / pass. A client page will then be ...
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Problem with missing JSON functions on PHP 5.2.6 / Plesk 8.4

I have a vserver running openSuse 10.3, Apache 2 and Plesk 8.4. I can update/upgrade neither, as it is apparently not recommended to upgrade openSuse 10.3 (and an update to the EOL 10.4 does not seem ...
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sitemap for non-CMS based website

I've just finished a new version of my website but now I don't know how to generate a correct sitemap. Now the website is based on PHP files and folder and in blog folder there is Wordpress. This is ...
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PHP Image Gallery without javascript

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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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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Use Apache to prevent a PHP script from connecting to a specific domain

Is there a way to prevent apache from connecting to a specific domain e.g. somesite.com? I have a PHP script that trying to connect to specific host, and I would like to prevent that.
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Apache create index for directories without one specified.

Currently, I use a PHP script to list the contents of a directory that does not have an index file, but I don't want to have to copy it to every directory without an index. Can Apache do it ...
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Prevent file table from showing navigation links [closed]

I am trying to display the files in my folder, "Amir", but my table keeps displaying all of the files, "." and "..". How can I prevent my table from displaying ".." or "."? I have placed the code and ...
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Difficulty enabling caching on inherited site

I have been asked to work on a corporate website a previous employee had created. The site is on shared GoDaddy hosting. One of the first things I noticed (after the 140KB JPEG on the front page, ...
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PHP Include meta tags

A website I'm currently working on is http://www.troubi.com . Please don't care to look at the source code. If I validate the website through the w3cValidator a lot of errors occur all due to ...
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Unable to print login-required images in IE

I have some images in a section of a site that require the user to be logged in in order to view. These images are served by a PHP script, which checks the user's login state and if valid, serves the ...
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How to download an MP3 or ZIP file onto mobile devices [closed]

I want to be able to download digital goods to smartphone users (music in format .mp3 or .zip). But iPhone and iPad do not allow direct forced downloads. How can I provide mobile users with digital ...
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Emigration to UK vs English language skills [closed]

I have completed technical secondary school this year (I'm 20) in Poland. I work as freelance web developer for 4 years (PHP very good, MySQL strong basics, HTML excellent, CSS excellent, ...
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Is it worth it to change my entire user images file structure to take advantage of simple browser caching?

On one of my mobile sites, I simply store my user's profile images as '1.jpg' in their user folder, and incrementally go from there for any extra pics they upload. This means that whenever they change ...
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Is my site hacked, or does Google have problems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Titles in Google results contain spammy prefixes I have a webshop online and I have some problems with redirecting from Google. Case 1 When I Google for my site at ...
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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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displaying a list of files [closed]

In my web application I have the user sign up for an account, then the account data is saved in a mysql database. The user can then go to "index.php" and log in with their credentials. My application ...
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Subdomains and Site

didn't know how to put this into to a title. Ok my idea is to have any subdomain working on my site, and for example if I type: what.example.com (my site has a unique folder for every subdomain, and ...
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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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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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Commenting System For A Website

I hope this is the right place for such a question. I am developing a website that has no users system. I am looking for a commenting system for the website. Requirements: Ajax commenting ...
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How to correctly handle redirect after site facelift

I recently updated our site taking it from a multi-page site to a single page site. The problem now is that when the site is searched in say Google, it displays the site as well as the indexed pages. ...