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 Analytics data Missing for 4 days

I used wrong tracking id in my E-commerce tracking code for Google analytics and missed the data for few days. To add that missing data in my account I have written a short script which manually send ...
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Webserver insists on opening “blog1.php” instead of “index.php”

I'm at my wits' end. I have just ripped out a website and in the process of rebuilding everything. Previously, the 'home page' of the website is a blog, with the address "www.mydomain.com/blog1.php"....
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Changing to PHP 5-5.5

I've been using PHP-5.4.3 for about a month now, and today, I decided to make a switch to PHP-5.5.5, I downloaded the source code, and placed it in C:/php (also renaming the folder php-5.5.5 to php) ...
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Updating Pages after migration of website

My web site was coded in Coldfusion and over the years has obtained a good ranking. I recently migrated the front-end to a Wordpress site and wanted to know what is ideal way of updating Google and ...
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PHP web app hosting considerations and advice - high traffic expected from day 1 [duplicate]

I'm in the process of researching hosting providers for a high traffic Facebook application. The client has over 300,000 likes so we can expect quite a bit of traffic when posts are made about it and ...
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possibilites on uploading a file without login in mediawiki

In mediawiki, using api i can upload a file. its getting fine . But it will upload only logged in. i need to customize without login anybody can upload a file . I know without login cannot able to ...
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What does it mean to infect people with silent java drive?

I've got a weird contact message through my website, claiming they have found a security vulnerability and wonder if I have a bug bounty program. The details they shared: Only what I can say is ...
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PHP Clean Directory

Is there a way to clean a directory using PHP after a certain amount of days? I'd like to put the amount of days into a $Cleanup variable? I've tried and not been able to get it working.
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PHP not working : Ubuntu

I have a problem my test server loads html files fine but when I try to open a file like index.php it says The website encountered an error while retrieving http://localhost/. It may be down for ...
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How to solve intermittent fopen, fwrite, and fclose errors on shared hosting

Although I have many years worth of coding experience, I'm a complete n00b at managing sites. So I need help. Basically I have this new site on a shared hosting provider, and sometimes I get these ...
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Adding an SMTP server that would result in more delivered emails

I am very curious, so sorry if I am asking this in the wrong way, but I can't find this info anywhere. I have a newsletter service installed in my Joomla 3.1 that allows me to send emails via PHP ...
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How to display a logo in a printed web page that doesn't appear on-screen? [closed]

I have sales report I want to print with a logo, but I don't want it shown on the screen. I'm currently trying to use JavaScript to print a particular DIV from a page: <script type="text/...
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Using a CDN for CMS software (multiple sites)

I'm currently researching ideas for the media management side of a CMS I'm writing. I was looking at having images served from a CDN which is fine on a single site, but I want all sites that run the ...
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Greater PHP version required

I have bought a new hosting plan and trying to install WordPress from the beginning. I am new with the installer I am using now. The error I get is unusual for me and i cant manage this problem. ...
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API demands & and not &amp;

So I recently changed where my site is hosted, and my yp.com API requests are being thrown off, perhaps by a new version of PHP. http://api2.yp.com/listings/v1/search?searchLoc=oklahoma%20ok&term=...
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htaccess redirect pages that don't exist

I have a website that has a little over 100 members. Each member gets a replicated website, and by default the software we use sets up their replicated website at a url like: domain.com/?username "...
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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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.htaccess problems with redirection

I apologize ahead of time that this might be a common question, however I've spent 3-4 hours already on solutions which don't quite fix the problem. I have a site and it is moving to a different ...
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Will Google index a PHP header redirect?

I have a new domain which has an index.php file. Inside this file, I get user's IP, save it and redirect to another page on another domain. So there is no output, only header info. Will Google index ...
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Does it make sense to throw a 404 error with PHP?

Problem Description Hi, The current setting of my .htaccess file does not allow any kind of 404 (as far as I know). I mean, it captures every kind of url like mysite.com/asfasfasf then sends it to ...
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Form validation - security and input specification

So I'm working on a register form and I have four fields: name, username, email and password. I pick up the values of these fields in jQuery and depending on if all the fields are filled, I pass them ...
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How do I upgrade the PHP MySQL Library?

My PHP MySQL Library version is out of date with my MySQL Vesion. How do I fix this? Server: CentOS 6.3 Steps Taken: FRESH machine originally installed with MySQL 5.1 and PHP 5.3 I uninstalled php ...
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Best way for beginner to learn JavaScript and PHP coding [closed]

I have a job interview coming up and in job description it states I need to be able to write JavaScript and PHP coding. Now its been a while since I did JavaScript and PHP coding. I am planning to use ...
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How can a Google crawlers see PHP dynamic content? [duplicate]

I'm reading the Google SEO starter guide and on page 11 it says you should prepare a site for users and one for search engines in XML. My site is about vehicles, and vehicle is not in a separate ...
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Mod-rewrite rule broken after host upgrade to Apache 2.4

I use the following code on my site to remove php extension from links: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.(.+)$ [NC] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{...
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PHP header redirect that maintains query parameters?

I am experimenting with the PHP redirect http://www.phpjunkyard.com/tutorials/php-redirect.php. Specifically the 301 redirect to create a self correcting URL to help with typos - there's a unique ID ...
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Serving proper 404/410 error codes on dynamic database driven site

a developer I'm working with is having a difficult time serving 404 errors on dynamically generated pages (they get created when the request is made by querying the database to see if the content ...
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Clean URL using index files or mod_rewrite

Is it better to make clean URL's using index files in directories or simply using mod_rewrite rules to remove the file extensions?
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Website hack resulting in auto redirect - where to start looking?

My website is being redirected to a non-existent page (/showpage.php) for some users when they hit the homepage. For other users, the site works fine. I have looked in the index.php files and some ...
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PHP5-FPM reload from web browser: Internal server error 500 [closed]

I am creating a free shared hosting service for fun and learning. I made a simple form where the user enters the subdomain and ftp password. When the user hits submit, a script generates a linux user ...
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How to Trigger GA Event for Every Single Pageview (of a certain type)

Thanks, edited my question. I need a reliable way to capture a GA event whenever the GA tracking code fires for a particular page only. Doing so because we want to assign a dollar value to simply ...
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Not able to see databases in symlinked folder

I created a folder on my Dropbox and then symlinked it to both of my computers that I use for development. The folder is working correctly and I can see all the files in it from both computers. The ...
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Issue in Google Analytics tracking code. [Status: Tracking Not Installed] [closed]

i am using Google Analytics tracking code for tracking site views but it shows Status: Tracking Not Installed here is my tracking code . <script> (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['...
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SEO consideration for downloadable files

I used to serve PDF files as static file: http://domain.com/pdf/file1.pdf and PDF files perfectly indexed by Google and other search engines. Then I decided to change my structure to place pdf ...
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Removing “Dirty URLs”

I have a site that apparently has "dirty URLs". For example a URL that I have goes something like this: www.website.com/article?articleID=2 or something along the lines of that. This, to me, seems to ...
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Problems using PHP on a Plesk Windows dedicated server

I'm having a few issues with my dedicated Windows server that has a Plesk panel: 1.) I can't send e-mail via PHP's mail() function, it always returns the following error: SMTP server response: ...
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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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HREF link for Excel Files Generated using PHP

I would like to get your inputs on the "preferred" way of linking to dynamically generated excel files using PHP. Using PHPExcel (or any other Excel writer for that matter) I have to generate a ...
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MediaWiki Error: Lua error: Internal error: The interpreter has terminated with signal “11”

I have a MediaWiki deployement at: http://wiki.tankpedia.org/ I have been importing templates from Wikipedia and am receiving a Lua error for the Convert template; the error is: Lua error: ...
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CMS fails at finishing setup with PHP-FPM and Apache, but why?

I have installed Apache and PHP-FPM by following this tutorial. Unfortunately when I try to set up Drupal or PHP-Fusion it simply fails at the end of the setup. I mean it accepts everything and at ...
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How to make an apDiv show up in same spot on all browsers

I'm pretty new to the whole webmaster stuff and am just trying to format a slideshow on my homepage to be in a certain area with an apDiv, but as soon as I use another browser it's in a different ...
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Site hack… but what is this?

My site have been hacked (i think) here is the code... the question, how to find what it does... <?php $zend_framework="\x63\162\x65\141\x74\145\x5f\146\x75\156\x63\164\x69\157\x6e"; @...
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Connecting to my local WampServer from mobile?

I want to make an app for file transfer between mobile and a web server. I don't have web space yet and want to simulate that. The mobile part is ok. I have the PHP code too, Is there anyway I can run ...
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How to add button on each MediaWiki article?

I would like a button to appear on each article on my MediaWiki site, to make it easy to flag articles that should be reviewed. When the button is clicked it should add the category "review", and if ...
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Do I really need to remove special characters in a URL?

I have an FTP account shared with friends where we upload underground music albums and then we use the links to share the downloads in a music forum. The problem is that the album names are in french ...
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PHP framework for this specific use case [closed]

I have to develop a site like http://www.monster.com with these standard set of features: Users should be able to register, login, create their profile, upload their resume and photo. Site Admin(s) ...
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Will Google crawl session based website

I have a website, it is split into 3 categories but using PHP its an all-in one kind of style. When a user chooses a category on the home page a session is set, this is then used to set the style and ...
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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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HTML: Images always getting reloaded from server

I am finding that my web pages' images are always getting loaded from my server, even though they never change. Since these are images, not pages, I can't include an expiration date for them... How ...
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Setting up a LAMP VM server for Development and Testing?

Info: I would like to set up a VM server on my local computer which will serve pages in the exact same way as my current hosting (but only to me on my local computer). I currently pay a big web ...