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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 ...
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Google Webmaster Stats

Google Webmaster Stats I'd want to show some stats much like the Google Webmaster Tools with the following things: crawl stats, links to your site, structured data, etc. What is the way to get ...
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How to double protect admin access in PyroCMS

I have read how to protect admin folder with .htaccess and .htpasswd file but in PyroCMS admin login (ex: example.com/admin) just only routing system (no admin folder yet). So, how can I double ...
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Issues with Apache and loading PHP files [ubuntu]

I just installed PHP and Apache2 on my laptop (ubuntu 12.04), but I can't get my PHP files to load. I have followed this tutorial: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/ubuntu/installing-php5-and-apache-on-...
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Track exit link and ads with PHP

I want to track exit links on my website and also exit ads like Google Adsense etc. I mean by exit ads is that when click on add I get ads dimension and ads type like Google or other ads. In short I ...
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Good security practice for writing a php/mysql web app [closed]

I'm about to create a web app that is php/mysql based. It should contain multiple users and two levels of admin accounts. It will most likely not be very likely to be attacked in any way. Still I am ...
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How to determine which files are used by website

I recently became responsible for a PHP / HTML / MySQL website. The document structure is full of duplicate files and folders making the site appear more complex than it is. Is there any tool I can ...
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SEO effects of intermix of WP blog, custom PHP site and FB app game

We're a melbourne tech company in the process of building a custom site in PHP. We plan to launch a "pre-launch" page which is also custom coded (CSS3 on twitter bootstrap framework + HTML5 front end ...
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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 file:...
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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 ^patients/...
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How Do I Make A Dynamic PHP Link 'No-Follow'?

I want to make the Footer links on my website 'No Follow'. How would I do it on these dynamic PHP links? <ul> <li><a href="<?=site_url('terms');?>">Terms</a>|</li&...
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SSL / https login from a non-secure (http) page

I am setting up a login page, and I have some security questions / concerns. I have a login form (username, password) on a NON-secure page, let's say: http://www.example.com/login.php When the ...
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Redirecting previous domain subfolder links

I've recently bought a domain that was unregistered. After looking in Google webmaster tools, Google is trying to crawl random pages that don't exist. Turns out it did have a previous owner. The ...
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Create partial php.ini files [closed]

I want to two split php.ini into two files so that I can move important entries to a new file. I think it is a .ini file so, any rule for creating partial .ini files will also apply to it. Is it ...
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Private forum /guestbook to coordinate rides for PHP password protected wedding website [duplicate]

I created a simple private PHP website for my wedding guests. The website is a single PHP page that prompts the user for a password that was snail-mailed to them with our invitations. If the correct ...
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Can I sell a php website on a condition that the code is not resold by the client? [closed]

What if I write my client a website using LAMP. Suppose that clients starts selling my code to other people, can I perhaps do something about it because I have already asked them not to sell it more ...
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How to Show apache error on shared hosting?

I have tried to show the errors on the server by adding this : ini_set('display_startup_errors',1) ini_set('display_errors', 1); ini_set('log_errors', 1); ini_set('error_log', '/home/*****/...
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Slow Migration is it possible with a PHP/SQL Driven site

I have a Joomla site that is operating on www.mysite.com, I want to migrate to WordPress but heres the thing, I have hundreds of pages and simply moving migrating them to a test site isn't ideal since ...
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What's the double semicolon (::) for in PHP? [closed]

I'm working with NetSuite's PHP toolkit and i get the error T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM from this line $classname = get_class($object); $typesmap = $classname::$paramtypesmap; <--- I just want to ...
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PHP not working while selecting multiple columns from a table with MySQL

I am using Apache 2.2. When I am trying to run it my browser is failing to run it, it's showing: This webpage is not available The connection to localhost was interrupted. Error 101 (net::...
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Turning openbase_dir off using .htaccess

I'm trying to run a script on my shared hosting account, I keep getting an error relating to open_basedir, which I understand would normally be turned off in the php.ini file, which I don't have ...
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POST data to another form with php

I want to create a form on my page to get information this is easily done and the problem. I want to 'POST' information to my own php-page, creating a new id and saving the information to my database....
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SSL Hosting Support for site with existing SSL certificate [duplicate]

I would like to know if there are any hosts that host PHP sites with SSL support for free, if I have an existing SSL certificate for my domain. I checked out many questions here(about 10) but none of ...
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Site got hacked while many / all security leaks have been removed [closed]

I've got a website with this code appended to my php document : <? #8f4d8e# ...
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Organizing main page with detailed content

I need to develop a structure like the one that appears in the following site: http://www.autoic2.com Clicking an image, showing the related content Clicking in that new content, showing the ...
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Installing a PHP framework to a host without public_html or www folders (ftp is DocumentRoot)

I've developed a PHP framework that operates with the directory structure of / /classes/ /templates/ /.../ /www/ (public_html) But I've come across a host that only allows ftp to the ...
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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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Don't $_GET value on link rewrite with .htaccess

I config enable htaccess on my server (i enable mod_rewrite and do like this: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11064005/enable-htacess-error-on-ubuntu-12-04-with-apache2) But on localhost is run ...
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PHP and Javascript [closed]

I am a good C programmer. I have recently studied a bit of JavaScript and I plan on developing my skills by also learning PHP. Can I learn both these language in 3 months and after that build a site ...
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Does anyone knows a good Facebook chat script? [closed]

I'm looking for a facebook chat script.. that can handle a large number of users.. does anyone knows one? I need one urgent and please post one that you had experience with.
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Are 307 Temporary Redirects safe for temporary new web site tests?

Our current site is getting close to being replaced. I was looking to do a test of our new sales funnel on the new site and compare the traffic and conversion ratios for a few days. So I was planning ...
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Change name of audio file for download

I have some mp3 files which are named "my-audio.mp3" but now the client wants the visitor to be able to download and save these files to their desktop. He doesn't like the name with the hyphen and ...
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PayPal - Selling a single app [closed]

I would like to sell a desktop application over my website through PayPal. The user will receive a download link and a license key. Are there any PHP scripts availabe from PayPal IPN to do that? ...
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How To Get Alexa Sites Linking Using PHP

I am planning to get the Alexa sites linking of a given website. I am looking to do this in PHP. Please suggest me is Alexa providing any API. Is there any tool? Is it free? Is there any API that I ...
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Security: Hide mysql connection details file

Ok, so I know this must be a very basic question, but my problem is the following: I have developed my first PHP mini-app (so I'm fairly new to this) and I am pretty sure that there are two files of ...
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Bootstrap dynamic content

I am building a website powered by twitter's bootstrap. I have created a landing page with menus and text. The next thing I want to do is create a About page, but what is the easiest way to create a ...
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Best location for a websites CMS

As part of my job I recently started making numerous content management systems for websites. So many that obviously my next step was to set up a 'template' for the websites so I could quickly remove ...
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Restrict webserver access to specific set of URLS only

Is there any possible way to setup and restrict access web server to specific set of URLs only. I want my web server only respond to www.abc.com, www.abc.com/videos, www.abc.com/videos/vandor-1, www....
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Host website on UNIX, but email on Windows?

Client has web hosting and email hosting from one web provider. Their email hosting is integrated with their systems for their office — an Exchange server (located on their premises). Both are on a ...
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PHP not enabled by default on GoDaddy shared linux web hosting [closed]

I recently made the mistake of starting a web hosting account with GoDaddy. Let me start by saying that any comments or answers that I should walk away from the money I spent with GoDaddy and go with ...
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How many connection can my website have? [closed]

As the traffic increased my website hangs quite regularly. The page visit is now averaging 50k per day. The static page loads fine, but when the page has mysql request it takes too much time to ...
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404 page not showing URL

My 404 page (/404.php) works, it's sending the proper headers (404 - Not found). But the thing is, it's not giving the link that caused it (e.g. example.com/thisisnon-existant.htm) but instead it's ...
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Pass IMG SRC via GET and echo it? Is that really secure?

I was wondering how I can make a really simple GET and echo request more secure The code: $src = $_GET['src']; echo "<img src='$src' />"; Basically, I have a URL like example.com/link.php?...