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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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Nginx PHP setup: no input file specified

I inherited this web server with Nginx and I'm trying to get a new basic PHP site setup on here. I've followed instructions here. https://gist.github.com/GhazanfarMir/03bd1f1f770a3834d47274586d46ea62 ...
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Log folder permissions in Linux servers: Is it a good idea to use 0666?

Its a well known problem: When migrating or deploying systems often log folders are not writable because of permission problems. But giving 0777 on them can be a security problem in a production ...
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htaccess category seo url redirecting to 404 page in localhost [closed]

I am trying to edit my htaccess. All urls working fine on server, but same htaccess setup redirecting category/cat_name/ url to 404 page without giving any error. all other urls working fine accept ...
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Avoid duplicated content include/require [duplicate]

Greeting, I am aiming to do a website with a "onePage style". As I have 3 different pages I want to display, I want the first section of the page to be the content of those 3 pages and the other ...
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Are 807 NodeJS modules really required to use Font Awesome?

We contracted a web developer to make a really simple 40 page website using PHP+Twig. They sent the site to me in a zip file and when I unzipped it, it took almost 45 minutes to unzip because it had ...
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Why tracking pixels opposed to JavaScript calls? Aren't there caching issues?

As I understand it, a "tracking pixel" is a script that contains code that includes a header that make the response appear to be an image, which is then called using an image tag, like: <img src="...
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server reached pm.max_children setting (5)

Sorry, I am new and deleted my question thinking I had posted some info I should not have. I am posting the edited question once again: In our website, php5-fpm takes care of the php calls made by ...
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How to determine where a open_basedir restriction is coming from

We are trying to upgrade to Mediawiki 1.30 through Mediawiki's release tarball. upgrade.php is failing because the release tarball is missing components (for example, PHP Fatal error: Uncaught Error: ...
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Can I check for thumbnail existence with RewriteCond !-f and have my controller create files that don't exist?

My team have an application written in PHP. Most requests are rewritten to our index.php file using the condition below, in the Apache .conf RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /...
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All In One WordPress SEO plugin creates a meta description from the post and joins lines without using any spaces

I have a question regarding Worpress All in One SEO pack. It creates description without space to new lines. Here is an example: <meta name="description" content="Welcome to my websiteHere is ...
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ISP Config broke my PHP sessions and cookies [closed]

To explain my problem I have to add some context info: We have a website, it works with sessions and has been working for 7 years with no problems, except for our server administrator, he can not ...
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Does a PHP script stop executing when you receive 504 Gateway Timeout?

I am on a shared server (Siteground), and since my WordPress PHP script takes more than 30 seconds, it returns a 504 Gateway timeout. Will my query run and complete if it doesn't encounter a further ...
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What meta tag yoast focus keyword insert to my page?

What meta tag or custom tag yoast focus keyword insert to my page? How to simulate that in a .php base website? Because The Meta Keyword Tag Is No Longer Used by Google.
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Does redirecting the client using the PHP header function always work in client's modern browsers?

I want to redirect users back to login page if they wrote the wrong password. I usually use header(location: "login.php?msg=wrong password"); when they type the wrong password or something. Does this ...
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SEO: Is a redirect without using 301 but a PHP script, OK?

I've been reading about redirection, and how it can affect (or not if done properly) SEO. I'm changing my website's content platform from Drupal to a PHP custom made code. In my current site I have ...
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How do I run WebSockets as a service when the web server starts and monitor it to make sure it is always running?

I need to run the PHP WebSocket scripted in PHP 24/7/365 as a service automatically whenever, the server restarts/stops/starts the process. The process must invoke automatically Suppose if we ...
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SEO method to set page titles differently? (same header PHP)

My PHP-based site files start off with <?php include("PHP/header.php"); ?> which includes all the HTML (metadata, scripts, etc.) shared by every page - along <head> and <title>. The ...
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Hourly connections to my WordPress site via XMLRPC block my IP on BlueHost because they see many email logins

I currently own a WordPress site in a hosting (BlueHost). On the other hand, I have an application in our offices in .Net. This application, updates WordPress via XMLRPC every 1 hour. The problem is ...
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Change the PHP version in SSH in CPanel

I've developed a PHP/MySQL system which runs on PHP 7.0 but when I access it to my remote CPanel via SSH and check the php version php -v it show that Im using version 5.4 how can I change this to 7.0 ...
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500 error from Mediawiki for first request after an idle period: Premature end of script headers

So I've got a Mediawiki on a subdomain, and until fairly recently everything was fine (if occasionally a little slow). A few weeks ago we started occasionally getting 500 Internal Server errors. ...
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NGINX - Rewrite .js.php file to .js

I have a dynamically created file start.js.php?c=21 and I would like to rewrite it's extension (to start.js, with query params). Is that possible? Is that a good method having such a rewrite? Is ...
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Scheduling the task in the plesk control panel

How to run web socket scripts coded in PHP in the Plesk web hosting control panel. I need to run the PHP WebSocket scripted in PHP 24/7/365. The path of the script named websocket_server.php lies in ...
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Change max_input_time when you don't have access to php.ini file

I am using freehosting website to host my wordpress blog. However, while trying to use duplicator plugin to migrate my blog it asks me to change the max_input_time value to 0 I don't see php.ini file ...
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301 redirect not seen by googlebot

I have made a function on a wordpress site. The functions purpose is the following. 1) if the post is not found, redirect to the archive of the post. Should be fairly easy right? Well - according ...
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Form submission without page refresh

I have a form and the details gets updated after submitting it and the page refreshes after that automatically and the details of the form will be shown at the bottom of the form. That means all the ...
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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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which image of AWS to choose for PHP? [closed]

I want to set up a linux server that will run moodle (an application in PHP) on AWS. I think the best two images to choose from are: Amazon Linux 2 AMI (HVM) Amazon Linux 2 comes with five years ...
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Disallow URLs made with mod_rewrite in robots.txts [closed]

Here is my robots.txt file: User-agent: * Disallow: /head.php Disallow: /head/ Disallow: /head Disallow: /header.php Disallow: /header/ Disallow: /header Disallow: /footer.php Disallow: /footer/ ...
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Problem with .htaccess for files having similar kind of names

I have a file with name lang.php and another file in the same folder with same lang_inst.php. The .htaccess am using is: RewriteEngine On Options -Indexes RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d ...
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Redirecting from one page to another page on my website causes 404 error after using .htaccess file

Currently I'm working on a PHP blog. Where I have used an .htaccess file to get a clean URL, here is the code: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=off RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example\.com$ ...
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Amazon s3 error 500 when instantiating S3Client

The amazon php sdk is uploaded to site and the autoloader is included successfully. But I'm getting an error 500 with no further details. I believe I've isolated the issue to the instantiation of ...
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Installing mPDF PHP library for website without root access

I would like to install mPDF for use on my website. However, I don't own my own server, and am using shared web hosting. I can log in using FTP, but AFAIK I do not have access to a terminal nor root ...
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Multiple PHP versions on one Digital Ocean droplet

Is there an easy way of using multiple php versions on one single digital ocean droplet. Basically, I want something like what we have for cPanel (https://documentation.cpanel.net/display/68Docs/...
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Why would googlebot be trying to crawl a URL “https://www.example.com/https://www.example.com/other/things”?

I've been trying to clean up crawl errors on my company's website. In one menu, google bot is trying to crawl every link with an extra-base URL attached. These pages (perhaps obviously) don't exist ...
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Nginx rewrite problem - displaying same page with or without .php extension after rewrite

I have implemented the following Nginx code: location / { try_files $uri $uri.php $uri/ @extensionless-php; index index.html index.htm index.php; } location ~ \.php$ { try_files $uri =...
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How to enable a the php_soap extension from .user.ini (no acces to php.ini)

Our application is being hosted on GoDaddy (plesk). We need to enable 'php_soap' extension for our application to work. We contacted the customer support that we don't have access to php.ini file to ...
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503 service unavailable error for ALL files except PHP files when using Apache virtual hosts

Apache 2.4/ PHP 7.0 Virtual hosts setup working correctly. There are no issues loading JPG files when pointing directly to the server using IP address. <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName example....
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Trouble with .htaccess rewriting .png/.php [closed]

I'm currently creating a "dynamic signature" for a forum or email signature. The php code writes perfectly fine onto an image with the .php page. When trying to access the .png file with the ...
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Detect instagram users by referral link

I have an external bio link on my Instagram business page, i want to detect "which" Instagram users click on link and visited my website. Is this possible by analyzing referral link or other ways? , ...
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Redirecting to subdomain, impact on SEO?

I've been working on a web platform project for a client, and we are nearing completion. Basically, the platform is a small social network for a specific group of people. Part of the specification is ...
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How do I upload text without losing extra blank spaces

I am an editor faced with editing text in which the style requirements say there should be TWO blank spaces between sentences. So I was going to write a straightforward PHP routine with an HTML form ...
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Efficiency of generating a list of pages on the fly

I am currently working on improving the extensibility of my website. One of the things I am working on is automatically generating a list of pages for the navbar, sidebar, index, etc, rather than ...
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Does a 504 Gateway Timeout error mean a server has crached?

I am running a php script on a website that creates thumbnails from a big image. The script uses imagick to generates 10 thumbnails per image. It runs on first page load, when the thumbnails don't ...
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Multilanguage SEO and site map

I make a multilanguage web. I change language dynamically with php. When user click on any language from dropdown box, they call translated file (lang.eng.php, lang.es.php, lang.de.php etc.) Default ...
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Why does switching php versions from 56 to 71 in httpd.conf give me a 403 access denied error? (MacOS localhost)

Recently installed php71 on my local test environment. I have an index.php file with phpinfo() in the web root directory. When I LoadModule php5_module /usr/local/opt/php56/libexec/apache2/libphp5....
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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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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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How can I stop this PHP Notice or fix the problem that clutters up the debug.log after switching to PHP 7? [closed]

EDIT: I am the administrator of several websites and when I turn debug on to track down a problem on one of the sites, the debug.log is cluttered with hundreds of lines of PHP notices each day about a ...
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How to fix two PHP errors I cannot get the plugin author to answer [closed]

I am the administrator of my website and when I turn debug on to track down a problem on the site, the debug.log is cluttered with hundreds of lines of PHP notices each day about two PHP problems in a ...
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Apache 2.4: Symlinks to CIFS mount are served, but not seen by PHP or mod_autoindex

I'm trying to run the Piwigo image gallery/DAM on a Raspberry Pi via Arch Linux ARM with Apache 2.4 and PHP7. Piwigo is running happily. For a chain of reasons outside the scope of this question, my ...