Questions tagged [php]

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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Can I use Google Analytics on URL shortener redirects powered by PHP?

I have a short URL website like Bitly which currently redirect users with PHP from my site to a site of their choice. I want to add Google Analytics to the redirect pages but I am stuck on the problem ...
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Website Builders - Code Integration [closed]

Does anyone know of a website builder/platform that integrates databases, HTML, and PHP all together? I am not talking about WIX and Google Sites as these platforms are not designed specifically for ...
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Will adding parameters to URLs with JavaScript to pass information to Google Analytics affect SEO?

I have written some simple js/php that adds WordPress taxonomies and categories of posts to the urls of blog posts so that we can search in google analytics which posts with matching taxonomies are ...
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Htaccess - replacing a query string with a numeric value

I don't know why but this htaccess item doesn't work for me. I have something like this after update user profile public/user_profile/show_user.html?id=4 and I want to have public/user_profile/...
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How can I stop all files being read only to PHP? [migrated]

I'm setting up a new Centos 7 server to run some legacy sites on PHP 5.6.40 through PHP-FPM with Nginx. However, I'm running into a problem that all files are appearing to be read only. PHP is running ...
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How do I configure the available memory in my PHP-FPM pools?

I have 20 GB available for PHP-FPM on my server, the average consumption of my PHP-FPM pools is 55 MB. I want to create a www.conf for the site and a www2.conf for routines that run during the day. I ...
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There is a way to block a access to a page if user typing the url?

I have a php page A which redirects to page B. I have a shortlink on page A. I want access to be denied to A unless the user accesses from the shortlink. The problem is that the shortlink creation ...
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PHP Undefined index: REDIRECT_STATUS - error 404

Custom 404 page in PHP using .htaccess file. If page dosen't exist redirect to error.php. I don't know why but it doesn't work. Notice: Undefined index: REDIRECT_STATUS on line 2 <?php $error = $...
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Site B filling out form from Site A and Site A processes form submittal [closed]

I have a need for website B to grab a form from website A and post the form data to a process on website A. Site A is the 'keeper of data submitted', and site B is an approved client of A that is ...
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Are static websites significantly faster than dynamic? [duplicate]

Lets say we have a blog site: METHOD #1 When an admin creates a new blog post, it will be added to the database. When a user loads the website, PHP will check the database for all posts. METHOD #2 ...
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Problem with URL path when I applied SEO friendly URL [duplicate]

I was working on PHP project and making SEO friendly URL Like, OLD : http://example.com/list_product?q=men-top-wear New : http://example.com/list_product/men-top-wear Here is my .htaccess file: ...
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Bot calling my php script too fast

I have a hobby website, where a php script presents a html page displaying information for a particular surname. I am capable of displaying information for over 100,000 surnames. So the script is ...
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mysqli_connect() & GoDaddy (New Versions of PHP) [closed]

I am using GoDaddy to host my website and it says in php that I have a Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function There is a problem when I use "mysqli_connect()" function in ...
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How does “PHP Extended Support” work?

Some big providers like 1&1 or Stratos sell "PHP Extended Support" to their customers. These practices have caused - for good reason - a lot of controversy, but this is not the topic. Do ...
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htacces rules for mobile and desktop site

I have a site that stores an index.php for desktop computers and a mobile.php for mobile devices. Both files are in the same directory (say /var/www). As default the user accesses index.php and if ...
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Running Python script via PHP exec() on shared hosting

I have a PHP script that launches a Python script. It works fine when I am testing locally, but not on the shared hosting server. I've made the Python script, as well as the Python program files, ...
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Use PHP 5.6 for a site under Control Web Panel Pro rather than the global PHP 7.3

I'm using PHP 7.3 on a CWP Pro installation. Most of the domains are fine with 7.3 but on one I'm using PHP 5.6 installed with PHP selector V2. .htaccess: AddHandler application/x-httpd-php56 .php The ...
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Server Side Amazon Affiliate Ads Possible?

Is it possible to have server-side Amazon Affiliate ads - from my server, in order to bypass ad blockers? If I use the code supplied by the Amazon Affiliate tools, I get something like this (...
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Prevent gobbledegook submissions to web contact forms

I have a PHP web contact form I put together which checks for spam words and cleans out any HTML coding before sending, but I am receiving some messages with gobbledegook, which I believe the sender ...
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Phpmyadmin - How to let users create and manage their own databases without allowing them to see other databases

In PhpMyAdmin I want to allow certain users the ability to create and manage databases without having to manually give them permission to every database they need. I've noticed when giving a user the ...
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Dynamic PHP Pages [closed]

I'm trying to make a database of herbs with their many uses. Instead of making an individual page for every single one of them, I would like to just put the info in MySQL and call it to their ...
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Why does Dreamweaver save the same .php file twice?

I am creating a website on localhost (WAMP) as of now. I have set up the testing server the new php files that I create are saved in a sub-foldor of www folder specific for my website. [ C:\wamp64\...
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Cloudflare returns 200 when server returns 404

When I make a request to my site that is proxied through Cloudflare, if I am requesting a resource that doesn't exist (such as /foo), my server returns a 404 (I see my 404 page and testing without ...
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HTTP2 is enabled and working, but PHP $_SERVER['SERVER_PROTOCOL'] still says “HTTP/1.1”

I've been migrating to a new host (AWS Lightsail with a Ubuntu instance) and while everything is working just fine I'm running into a quirk that I can't quite figure out. I've enabled HTTP2 on my ...
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my laravel sub-domain urls does not work except homepage

I am new to hosting web apps online. I wanted to host an app in my subdomain eg departmennt1.example.com. I added the subdomain in cPanel. Located its directory in file manager. It happens that the ...
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Internal Server Error caused by rewriting [closed]

Options -MultiViews RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME}\.html -f RewriteRule ^(.*)$ $1.html [NC,L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteCond %{...
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Monthly search value in adwords api is much larger then in a Keyword Planner

I am trying to use an adword api to get some keyword statistics. But what I see is that with a same parameters my monthly search volue is about 7 mln searches. While adword keyword planner shows ...
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What happens when someone fills in a contact form on a website?

I am trying to debug a problem on a wordpress website I am working on. The contact form doesn't work. In my quest to find answers it occurred to me that I don't even actually know what's going on in ...
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Can a 410 gone page remain indexed?

Does somebody experienced a page with 410 status code in index? Could you imagine, that an indexed healthy page, which is set to 410 only through adding of <?php header( "HTTP/1.1 410 Gone&...
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How to implement traffic correlated ad rate algorithm for different sections of a forum

I'm working on a forum with at least 15 sections. I built an Ad management system that allow users to run their own Ad campaigns and place Ads on any of the sections that best suits their target ...
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Blacklisted IPs visiting my site

I have a website and I wanted to see what volume of traffic I was receiving, using $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']. However, when checking these IP addresses against blacklisting services I found that around ...
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Update “hosts” file on CentOS server with cPanel

I'm migrating from an old server to a new server running cPanel/WHM v86.0.18 and I'm in the process of migrating and testing two websites, let's say example.com and web.example.com. These two websites ...
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How can a search engine crawl a dynamically generated website?

A dynamically generated website doesn't have most of its content hard coded on the HTML file. Sometimes it waits for a user to login or wait for an input to generate its views. So it would look ...
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What is the difference of an `if` statement that has an {open-close} brackets, and without {open-close} brackets [closed]

if statement has an open {} close brackets if(example){ return example; }else{ return example; } if statement without open {} close brackets if(example) return example; ...
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error: AH01276: Cannot serve director… after I copied my website to new domain (host under same server)

error log: AH01276: Cannot serve directory /var/www/vhosts/example.com/httpdocs/images/: No matching DirectoryIndex (index.html,index.cgi,index.pl,index.php,index.xhtml,index.htm,index.shtml)...
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Lighttpd - configure multiple PHP versions

I have 2 php fpm services in my server, one is php 5.6 in port 9001, and the other is php 7.2 in port 9072. I have a website that is running on PHP 5.6, working using the following config: fastcgi....
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Geo specific content and CDN caching [closed]

Our Wordpress website has a list of products which is generated on the server side. Depending on user ip (country) the list gets populated with different items. Some products are meant to be displayed ...
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Which PHP extensions do most web hosts commonly have installed and enabled?

I'm building a WordPress plugin intended for wide release, and would like to be able to rely on the openssl and gmp extensions, which require that PHP was compiled with those extensions specified and ...
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Is it possible to create mysql accounts for 'user' and have that account access a different page of the website? [closed]

I'm creating a website where me "as an admin" can create other accounts for "users". When I login as an admin it will be directed to a page like "superuser.php" where I can create an account for "...
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How can a file download link download an old file that doesn't exist?

Early last year, I created a website that parses a CSV file and parses / displays it in a certain way for internal use. One page of this website provides an upload / download function so that the CSV ...
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Hide the subfolder from appearing in url

I want to move from www.example.com/_/randomfolder to example.com/randomfolder. It should acces the contents from /_/randomfolder but should show example.com/randomfolder. What I have tried: Trial 1 ...
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Can I use REGEX to 301 a URL with extra characters at the end? [duplicate]

I've just set up PHPlist to manage my email subscribers. When folks opt-in, they're taken to this page: https://www.example.com/lists/?p=subscribe&id=1 I'd like to redirect them to a custom ...
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I am looking for a way to set noindex tags on all the string filters parameters

I don't want to use robots.txt for this. Any PHP code or any .http access lines will work like a charm. Now I show you what types of urls I want to eradicate. https://www.example.com/search-gadgets/?...
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Have Google index different languages at the same URL instead of just the default (English)

I have a multilingual PHP site. I have set English as the default language. The language changes automatically according to the browser settings. If it is French, the site will be seen in French. ...
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CDN cached PHP page vs HTML one - Loading speed

Is there any difference at all in terms of loading speed if we have a fully cached PHP generated site (by for example, using CloudFlare rules "Cache everything") and a HTML page? Cloudflare allows ...
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Updated MediaWiki to version 1.31. Now Spam Blacklist and Title Blacklist are causing errors

I had (I think) version 1.23 because that's what the auto-installer on my host put there. So I uploaded the files for 1.31 and ran the update.php script. The site seemed to run fine until I tried to ...
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Handling extended Latin characters in URLs correctly with PHP and percent-encoding

I am currently tying myself up in knots over URL percent-encoding of extended Latin characters. Step 1 of 4 I have the following URL: https://example.com/fußgängerbrücke/ The offline folder name (...
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Removing Some Content from website by giving 410 status code

I have some content to be permanently deleted from my website. This is a permanent deletion and I am planning to give 410 status code. I can very well return the status code in PHP page as header( "...
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Use .htaccess/SSH/Cpanel to prevent a specific part of a specific PHP script from being processed

I have a website built with MediaWiki CMS which I host on a CentOS based Apache "shared server environment" (SiteGround) in which I can partially control Apache by: .htaccess files SSH Some Cpanel ...
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How To Create An Exception, or or exclude certain files from a php-file-extension Snippet in .htaccess? this example failed

This is a .php file extension removal snippet, for displaying links online. RewriteCond %{THE_REQUEST} ^[A-Z]{3,}\s([^.]+)\.php [NC] RewriteRule ^ %1 [R,L] This is where I make an exception to ...

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