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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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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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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Folder as parameter in PHP

I want to create a script that pass every folder requested in a website as a parameter. For example, if someone requests: www.example.com/foo ...that will be redirected to the main index.php and ...
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Including title page name in PHP URLs

How do I show titles of the page in URLs? Currently: http://websitename.com/index.php?c_id=18&start=0&m_id=1 Change To: ...
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How do I 301 redirect from the root folder to a sub folder while keeping the rest of the URL string intact

When I first launched my site, it I had MediaWiki in the root and a wordpress blog in a subfolder, /blog/. After a while spammers took over the MediaWiki site and I had to remove it. The problem is I ...
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PHPFox caching? [closed]

I run a big phpfox website and I currently have server setup as follows: nginx (reverse proxy) --> Apache for dynamic content are there other ways to cache content with phpfox? I can't use memcache ...
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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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Digital Asset Management System

I am looking for an opensource web-based digital asset management system. My requirements are to create a web based system where users can upload and download .zip, .jpg, .png, .pdf, .doc, .xls etc. ...
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Best practice for suEXEC on complex sites?

What is best practice for using suEXEC on complex sites? We've got a site running under a single vhost, and we want to be able to run different PHP web apps eg /forum /wiki /crm as their own UIDs, to ...
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Django or PHP? Which is my Future? [closed]

I started to learn Python. What do you prefer for my future. Should i learn Django or PHP to build sites. Is there a review about Django vs PHP?
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Where do I get sports information for web app development?

I'm creating an application for personal use and will be needing sports related information such as previews, scores, and recaps. My question is, how do I get said information? Are there syndication ...
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Server outputs the sourcecode of PHP page

I have a Shared Hosting package with HostGator. In it, I'm hosting around 4 websites. They are just some simple sites that doesn't likely to attract more visitors. But a few days ago, when I accessed ...
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Links don't work on new server

I've recently moved from server with php4 to php5. Now I cant open content in my page. Links look like this "page.com/news-it-is-rainy-day-1.html". But when I try to open link I just get the archive ...
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PHP CodeSniffer: indentation of 2 is ignored, it just checks 4

# phpcs --version PHP_CodeSniffer version 1.3.3 (stable) by Squiz Pty Ltd. (http://www.squiz.net) # Trying to do this: phpcs --tab-width=2 includes/json/item/categorie.php FOUND 29 ERROR(S) AND 3 ...
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Php profiling on production server or other options [closed]

Alright I need some help here. I am commonly asked to speed up certain sections of some websites that I program for. I have yet to be able to figure out how to use a good php diagnosis/profiling ...
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Is the php method md5() secure? Can it be used for passwords? [closed]

So executing a php script causes the form values to be sent to the server, and then they are processed. If you want to store a password in your db than you want it to be a cryptographic hash(so ...
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How to confirm the Mobile Numbers of my users?

How can I confirm the Mobile Numbers of my users in order to reduce the number of scammers claiming to be in the US but who are actually in another country? A free solution would be preferred. I use ...
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htaccess preventing sqlite database being downloaded

I have a VPS, running apache2 on Debian 6. Created a file called .htaccess on the web root, which included: <Files ~ "\.db$"> Order allow,deny Deny from all </Files> ...
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Maximum file size for iFrame in IE7

I've got a "super secure" javascript downloader* that I wrote, and it usually works alright. But I noticed, while trying to download a 90 meg file with it on a client's machine that on IE7, it's ...
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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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Joomla: Cross site link boxes

I am currently evaluating Joomla for use on the the rebuild of our corporate website. One of the features our designs have is spaces for what we've been calling widgets. These widgets include common ...
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Is there any free host which supports php and mySQL in utf-8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Is there any free host which supports php and mySQL queries in utf-8? I've already tried to use x10hosting and ...
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Remote database connections in mysql and php is it possible?

I need to know whether remote database connections are possible in every server? does every host provides the option for remote DB connection? and further this connection will be the second connection ...
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Why has Apache begun running a single process as root, and another as root and the wwwdata user?

I am running Apache Worker-MPM, PHP 5.3.2, and FCGID. Apache runs better than before, but I noticed that there is an apache process running as root and a second process that runs as both root and ...
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How to use the private and public keys?

I am new to ssl certificates, i wanted to learn about ssl certificates, and I generated private and public keys myself while logged into cpanel, I wonder how to use those and generate a secured ...
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Domain files download upon opening

I'm having this weird issue with my Domain. My domain is saoo.eu hosted on HostZilla. The issue is that whenever I open an HTML/PHP file it automatically downloads it instead of opening it into the ...
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PHP not working with hosting

I have been playing with a php CMS site for someone that I am ready to deploy but am running into a couple problems that I assume to be hosting related. I have been developing and playing with it ...
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MySQL Online Database

Can anyone suggest a good online free MySQL database. I've tried four till now: db4free FreeMySQL onPhP 000webhost Either of them gave me an timeout error on my connect file or actively restricted ...
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Good online auction software [closed]

We are looking for some PHP-based auction software to start off with and I have have been scouring the net many times and am almost ready to purchase phpprobid as this seems to be the best and most ...
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Copy website content from WebsiteA.com/file.html to WebsiteB/file.com every time interval

I want to copy a website from Website A to Website B every 10 minutes. Then with purple-include I want to do a transclusion and display it on mywebsite.com/page.html So the task is download ...
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what should i be doing for seo as a programmer? [closed]

I'm working on a niche classifieds/listings type site. What should i be doing to make each page on the site to be uniquely indexable by search engines. As per my understanding, basically i need to ...
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Looking for company job listing script [closed]

Our company wants to have a simple job listing and resume uploading script. We'll only have a few jobs listed at any one time. Also, they are not interested in an "online application" at this time; ...
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How to restart Apache without reseting users sessions?

User is logged-in a PHP website > I restart Apache > User needs to log-in again. How to prevent this? (I don't want user to need to log-in again)
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Self-hosted E-commerce software (preferably PHP) with advanced import capabilities

I'm looking for an e-commerce software, which I can host myself (hence I want to import a lot of products. Our catalogue includes every product you can order, not just our stock. So that's why the no ...
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Determining VPS requirements for a website [closed]

I am on the lookout for another webhosting provider but I'm unsure what to really look for. My current hosting package is as follows: VMware vCloud Premier VM 10GB storage 3GB vRAM 2 vCPU's ...
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How to check if someone is using my website resources?

How can I check whether someone is using the resources hosted on my website? I have a website (coded in PHP) and I have uploaded a few images there. I want to know who is using those images on other ...
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personal blog format/layout/framework [closed]

I am thinking about dumping my daily stupidity on a blog kind of a thing. Its all technical stuff. No fancy graphics. Some pictures at most. Can you suggest any framework which is easy to use? I ...
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PHP framework/CMS to use for website [closed]

My website will consist of three(for now) different web apps built using Javascript and HTML Canvas. For the most part, the main interaction will be the API/AJAX calls made to the website from the ...
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PHP won't load certain pages and images, Godaddy

I realize that Godaddy isn't the ideal hosting choice, but I'm running a site on an account with them. One of the pages on the site, /contactus.php refuses to load. Instead of loading the page, it ...
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How to find the hidden download link of a file? [closed]

I want to write a flexget config file to download some subtitle files form http://subs.sab.bz/ The site provides rss feeds for its new releases. Unfortunately, the link provided will open a download ...
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Specific hosting or virtual machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm searching for hosting for the back-end and web client of an application that uses node.js and mongodb on the ...
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Town Of Pixels - Getting Traffic [closed]

I need some inputs and feedback on one of my application which i released a week back. Its name is Town of Pixels (http://www.townofpixels.com). Its majorly for designers, photographers and artists ...
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“Pending” status for orders paid via Auth.Net

In my Magento store, I have the following payment methods enabled with these order statuses: Zero Subtotal Checkout - Pending Check / Money Order - Pending Authorize.net (Auth only) - Processing ...
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How can I email a vCard to users who are unable to download it?

I have created vCards for the people in my business, and they are great for users on standard browsers; however, users browsing on a mobile device (notably iPhone) are unable to download and view my ...
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Requesting advice for accepting large file uploads

I asked this question over at StackExchange but was advised to try here... I'm looking at building a web app that includes a file upload element. I'd like users to be able to upload files of any type ...
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Looking for archiver script with status

I have a shared hosting account and I want to create a zip (or another archive type) file from whole website. I asked the hosting support but they don't do this. Is there any php or Asp.Net script ...
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Should WHMCS hacking attemps that never succeed be important to me?

I have WHMCS and I use it with no problem for my hosting purposes. Almost every 2 or 3 days, I can see a spam with malicious content submitted as a new ticket that tries to hack. The last one was: ...
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.htaccess remove index.php/url/ from URL

.htaccess is not working. /index.php/user -- is working http://www.example.com/user is not working Current .htaccess file: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond ...
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Authenticate phpBB using custom MS-SQL database

How can I let my users to log into a phpBB forum by entering their user credentials while these credentials are stored in a separate MS SQL database? I mean I need to customize the authentication ...
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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 ...