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App to manage a simple database [closed]

I have an Excel sheet to manage the users of a small association but I would like to move it to a database. The strucure is quite simple: there is a main user table with some auxiliary tables. I know ...
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Wordpress database (backup) .sql file got a Trojan category malware treat. Says ESET Internet Security when i try to download the file. What to do?

This is the first time this has happened to me. I'm attaching the screenshot of the message I got about the threat. Also here is the link that ESET software shows me for more info about this. I ran ...
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Cheapest way to use a MySql Database on Microsoft Azure

I am currently evaluating features of Microsoft Azure, and want to try their Azure Database for MySQL service in a little test project. I just need a very basic database with minimal performance and ...
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How can I tell how big my Amazon RDS database (MySQL) is?

I have a MySQL database for my website hosted on Amazon AWS using RDS. It has 5GB of storage available to it. How can I tell how big the data in it actually is (and therefore how much of the 5GB ...
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Storing session data between servers (and noob guidance) [closed]

First post here, I'm sure this information is somewhere on the web, but the problem is I'm such a noob I don't know what to search for. So, my problem is that I want to design a sign up API. Let's ...
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How to use a git repository to version control a whole website including databases that are made with phpmyadmin? [closed]

In the past I didn't use git and just created my web-projects local on my computer using XAMPP. By that I could create databases via phpmyadmin and simply save my other website files in the htdocs-...
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htaccess url rewriting 2 get values

I am using PHP 7.2 URL Rewrite Rules. i am making 2 links first link is "category.php?inventory_id=" and second links "show-subcategories.php?cat_id" but the result is always the first link is working ...
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Unable to export Magento database using Xampp PhpMyAdmin due to too many input fields that exceed PHP max_input_vars

While exporting Magento database from xampp (using PhpMyAdmin).I am getting error .sql file. and also getting a warning message during export start. Warning: a form on this page has more than 1000 ...
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Company / Product Info Directory Website - Copyright Laws

I want to create a large business directory website , which would allow a user (buyer) to search, filter and identify suitable products. I would require company logos and use of product names (TM,...
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Backend method to changing base wordpress domain to prevent redirect

My friend has come to me today to tell me he wants his wordpress site moved from example.com to example2.com. I have full access to the same server managing both those URLs, I copied the entire file ...
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Using mySql database data directly into generating articles for my website? (newbie, needs to know where to start))

Hi all I am fairly new to web development, I've made a couple of my own sites over the years with simple html tables and free webhosts. This time, I have decided to try to host my own site using WAMP ...
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Can dbadmin be secured under nginx by using a rewrite rule to a 404?

I'm trying to redirect all 404 pages to a custom handler with NGINX. I spent few hours to made the following rewrite in nginx but my question is: can it be a security breach? location ~ ^/(?!(dbadmin)...
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phpmyadmin Error - Script timeout passed, if you want to finish import, please resubmit the same file

I have a database named A. I want to export it, and import it to a new database B. I exported the A, no issues. While trying to import to the new database B, I faced the following error: Script ...
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Does Amazon's RDS Multi-AZ deployment cost twice as much as the normal cost of a single instance?

It's not totally clear based on Amazon's provided documentation. Intuitively, it feels like it'd cost twice as much as a normal RDS instance for a two-zone deployment; does anyone here have experience ...
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How do domain names get into WHOIS database and which databases get updated for each domain?

The WHOIS query and response protocol is widely used for databases holding various Internet resources like IPv4 assignments, IPv6 assignments, AS numbers and RIR (for example ARIN in USA or RIPE in ...
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how to handle email signup when the same email is pending approval

How do i handle multiple signups with the same email, while email confirmation is still pending? Here are my tables user uid - bigint primary key uname - varchar 255 unique uemail - varchar ...
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Can I use the Laravel Database Framework without using all of Laravel?

I work at a company with a custom PHP framework we have built over the years. For the most our custom framework suits our needs and includes almost everything Laravel offers, however, our database ...
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XAMPP phpMyAdmin - different users access same MySQL database [closed]

I have created a MySQL database on MyPHPAdmin (XAMPP 3.2). This is for a group project and I need to have different users access the same database. If they have XAMPP installed on their computer, is ...
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What Should be the ideal sequence to Learn Programming languages to become professional developer [closed]

I am new in programming i haven't learn any programming language yet. i have some basic knowledge of HTML and CSS and C++ can you please suggest me which language should be master in , to become a ...
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Moving website images to remote server vs moving database to remote server

I have a wordpress website that has gotten too big for a single server. I need to decide whether I should host the database externally i.e. purchase another server for the DB or if i should host the ...
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Sentora database dump works when run from command line, but not from cron

The Setup I'm running a webserver with CentOS 7.1 x64, Sentora, and suhosin module preinstalled. I need to trigger a PHP script which does this (among other things) echo exec('mysqldump -u'.USER.' ...
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How to determine if someone is accessing our database remotely?

I own a content publishing website developed using CakePHP(tm) v 2.1.2 and 5.1.63 MySQL. It was developed by a freelance developer who kept remote access to the database which I wasn’t aware of. One ...
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Deleting backups - Request to delete customer data - Data Protection Act 1998

It was brought up today about the customers right to have their data deleted and went on to an interesting talk about backed up data (we have a rolling 93 day window for backups on AWS s3) I was ...
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Title Tag and Meta Description [duplicate]

Question is, if my title tag and meta description is getting some of content or text from DB how would this effect SEO? e.g. Isuzu D-Max 4x2 LS MT - Specs, Specification and Price List Where "Isuzu ...
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Should I ask for the state in a registration form for new clients who live in the USA?

Basically, on almost every international site, they ask for the united state you live in, once you selected that you live in the USA. Right now I'm programming a registration form for an Austria ...
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Manually insert text into existing MediaWiki table row?

I'm trying to update a page for a MediaWiki database running MW version 1.26.4. The MediaWiki is currenty suffering unexplained Internal Server Errors, so I am trying to perform an end-around by ...
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How do you backup your websites?

I was just wondering how the community backs up their websites? I take a nightly dump the database and shift it across onto another server which then gets backed up onto removable media. It is ...
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phpMyAdmin can't find tmp directory

I have a site hosted with BlueHost. I need to upload a rather large SQL file to the tmp directory so I can run an import. However, phpMyAdmin is giving me the following error: The directory you ...
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Troubleshooting database connection [closed]

I got problem with my website database, as you can see in the attached image below. Unfortunately My Dev and I have no idea what's going on. I think this trouble occurred after WP installation.. For ...
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What are the pros/cons of using remote DB

As the question says, I want to know if is good or bad idea to use a remote database, and what pros and cons does this practice have.
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Is it possible to recover the content of a website no more available?

Some years ago I charged some information and pictures on a web platform which let companies and freelancers keeping in touch for professional purposes. In the meanwhile the website stopped working. ...
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Wordpress DataBase Local Content different from Remote Content

Problem Description I am developing a project using Wordpress as a CMS for a web page of a Scientific Research Group to Publish Information, News, Publications and Projects of the Scientific Group. ...
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Allow Link access to only one database

I have a hosting account where we have multiple domains hosted and many of them have their own database. Coming to question, Can I share access to particular database on phpmyadmin to a person who ...
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Accept Credit Cards / PayPal on Website for Delayed Processing

I'm trying to setup a basic system on my site to accept credit cards for delayed processing. What I will be doing is collecting a bunch of orders/credit cards for a group of people, then after a ...
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Does an 'external product code' field exist in Prestashop?

I'm exporting products data from our enterprise Erp to a Prestashop installation. Our ERP products code are alphanumerics like A001, A002, etc. I would like to use this code into Prestashop, but if I'...
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Migrate URLs with old primary keys to new primary keys

We have a database which we obtained via a crawling, where every row contains a primary key X, and an unique number Y obtained from the crawling procedure (the primary key of the original source). For ...
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How to implement a software trial request form?

On my company's website I want to have a form where a visitor can provide an email address and pass an anti-bot challenge. The server would then email a trial key to the visitor. Background: I am ...
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Is there any downside to using dokuwiki considering it does not use database?

I'm planing to use dokuwiki for my website but my friend told me since dokuwiki don't use database and store the data in plain text files it will put lots of strain on my host as my website grows and ...
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How to secure database access

I am developing a personal web-site with a lot of relatively sensitive (genealogical) information stored in a MySQL database. The site engine is written in PHP. So far (prototype phase) I have only ...
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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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homepage keeps on redirecting to install.php

I don't really have any clue what's causing this. It happened 3 times today already. The site that I'm assigned to work on keeps redirecting to http://atenews.ph/wp-admin/install.php and when I tried ...
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Moving big database from one server to another

I have created a website that I know that its database size will increase rapidly. It will become terabytes and by the way I don't want to get a expensive server at first. What is I'm concerned about: ...
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Why aren't we supposed to use <table> in a design?

What are some clear and logical reasons for why we shouldn't be designing websites with tables? Where are the benefits, what has been driving this idea in the industry? When is it okay to use a table?
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Should I use SQL to save time? and How? [closed]

I created some landing page template in which I test various products. currently it is a .php file which I manually change each time, along with 3 other files, plus an image, and then upload all of ...
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How do I recover WordPress page content from MySQL database?

I have a WordPress site and the database has become corrupted (long story), and it's not backed up. My plan is to create a new WordPress site from scratch and copy all the theme files, images, etc......
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Duplicate Content Database driven Website

I have a listing based website similar to yelp. We have different pages for a listing for example basic information, photos, reviews, google map address etc. Now most content on this page is similar. ...
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How to Safely Share Access with Freelance web developers

I have a running website developed in Magento CMS and hosted in AWS EC2. I just recently hired a freelance web developer located overseas to revamp my website (design, features,etc). I have no ...
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How do I upgrade a seven year old version of MediaWiki to the current version and migrate from MySql to SQlite?

currently I have this: Old Mediawiki 1.11.0 (from 2007!) on shared webhosting (so no shell access) with about 200 articles and many thousand spam articles I deleted via the Webinterface (but they are ...
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Should I learn html/css before php even for using database? [closed]

I have seen lots of questions about this topic and all of them were asking whether someone, who wants to use PHP for "building web pages", should learn HTML first, or not? Most of the answers said ...
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Creating mysql db error

I am trying to run DVWA in my website hosting but i have a problem: This application at fist time needs to create mysql databases and it needs just click on a button but in my case it can't and ...