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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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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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Why should the error_log file be private [migrated]

I have been seeing alot of posts explaining how to make the error.log file private . But can anyone tell me why is it dangerous to be public or what are the risks?
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I'm using PHP 7.1 but Hostgator says they are on 5.4, and Cron throws an error

Trying to make sense of this. Doing a quick phpinfo() I get: PHP Version 7.1.14 System Linux gatorxxxxx.hostgator.com n.nn.nnn-nnn.nnn.nnn.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue May 21 13:24:40 CDT 2019 x86_64 But ...
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Please I want to Restructure this php URL to SEO friendly URL [duplicate]

I have this is the listing page: <div class="group"><a href="/category?id=<?php echo $data->slug;?>"><?php echo $data->title; ?></a></div> I have this https:/...
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Someone is 301 redirecting penalized websites to my website

Some is doing a negative seo attack on my site 301 redirecting toxic sites to my site, I have done research and noone online seems to have an answer, would disavowing the domain doing the 301 work or ...
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Static Site Generator CMS [duplicate]

I'm looking for a CMS system that generates a static site. I'm probably about 1/4 of the way of creating one myself - which violates one of my rules about reinventing the wheel. I'm mostly a nodejs ...
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Should I log php errors in nginx error log, or use a separate php error log?

Right now on my setup PHP writes errors into Nginx error log file of a corresponding virtual host. root:~# grep -inR "phperrfunc" /var/log /var/log/nginx/example.com.error.log:10:2019/12/27 08:...
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What is the correct and most safe way to check if HTML form checkboxes and such have been POST-set? [migrated]

This has confused me since the early days. Maybe it's just in my head, but it seems to me as if this has varied over time, between browsers, and possibly even depending on the local language/locale. ...
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I'm using a public device vs Keep me signed in

I know this might be an obvious question, but its escaping me. When logging on websites, I have seen check boxes for things like "i'm using a public device" and "Keep me signed in". I know keep me ...
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How redirect directly to the final domain URL rather than a chain through variations of `www` and `https`?

When I type example.com in the URL it first redirects to http://example.com then to https://example.com and finally to the https://www.example.com (the original address). Why doesn't it straight away ...
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Need help setting canonical within PHP

First, I want to preface that I am not very good with php so I am looking for some guidance. I'm working on a website using Dreamweaver that is being accessed through .davaccess each php page has ...
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How to fix “Missing a temporary folder” error in Wordpress?

Today I pushed to live (using Softaculous) a staged version of my WordPress website which was working perfectly. Afterwards, the only thing that doesn't work properly is uploading files/media. The ...
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Phone number on wordpress website magically being changed to different number

I have a very strange problem on the website of a client of mine. It's a wordpress website I have designed with a child theme of the Leisure theme. I have coded a couple of simple plugins to suit ...
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CPanel - replace all references in user account of domainA with domainB

Trying to solve an easy case for when a user's domain name expired (and got stolen by squatter wanting a ransom!), for a global replacement of any text in that user's cpanel folder of the old expired ...
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405 for POST requests, download triggered for GET requests for specific php file only

Apologies, I know this is a basic question, but I'm learning nginx! I've inherited a Nginx driven site, the problem is that when browsing to a specific php file it initiates a download. The file, ...
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Why can't update.php connect to my database when my site connects to it just fine?

I'm trying to upgrade my MediaWiki installation. My site runs just fine locally at http://localhost:8888/. I can connect to my database using the "Socket" connection on Sequel Pro on port 8888. My ...
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I am trying to make a file upload form for my website, I have some code but it is not working [closed]

I cannot get this to work am I doing something wrong? $extensions= array("jpeg","jpg","png"); if(in_array($file_ext,$extensions)=== false){ $errors[]="extension not allowed, please choose a ...
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Change the product URL to a directory and drop the PHP to put articles about the product within its URL structure?

I have a product with url http://example.com/category/product.php. In short will come some blog articles, having urls like http://example.com/category/product/article1/, http://example.com/...
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Getting weird, process.php hits on my rails based site. What is this an indication of? [closed]

I was looking in my google analytics and discovered a few php hits to pages that, as a rails site obviously not apart of it. Here's an example: /process.php?d=WnCeik5EGhC5sO5YToPnII5eaQ==&b=1 ...
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PHP 7.3 doesn't show in Web Platform Installer (WPI) in IIS 8.5

I have 3 Windows servers, two of them are Windows Server 2012 R2 - IIS 8.5 and the other is Windows Server 2012 - IIS 8.0. I wanted to update to PHP 7.3.x automatically through the Web Platform ...
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I can't run 2 or more url rewriting rules at once

I was trying to shorten the URL more, but I was removing .php file extension from the URLs using URL rewriting too. I can't run both at the same time. Removing the extensions and trying to shorten ...
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How to fix .htaccess error? Keeps asking for authentication

I'm setting up basic http authentication for my subdomain dev Laravel site with .htaccess and .htpasswd. First, I created my .htpasswd user and password by command htpasswd -bc .htpasswd admin ...
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Why does my website say that I can not update to Wordpress 5.2.2 because my php is out of date

I can not update to wordpress 5.2.2, I am receiving a message that says You cannot update because WordPress 5.2.2 requires PHP version 5.6.20 or higher. You are running version 5.4.45. While ...
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Can multiple vhost use the same php-fpm pool

I have several vhost setup on my apache server. I'm wondering if there are any issues with them all using the default php-fpm www pool, if I have it set to ondemand? Some are development sites, some ...
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Selecting a forms “select” option based on referring URL [closed]

I have a seemingly simple question that I can’t find an answer for. Scenario: I am developing a ”single-page” website based on a HTML5 UP! template that shows/hides content after clicking a button ...
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How to stop google from indexing old URLs of a website which redirects to new URLs

My old WordPress configuration added index.php to the permalinks of all my pages. e.g: https://example.com/index.php/contact etc., It was indexed already by google crawler. Now I reconfigured ...
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Debian Server Upload-Limit via PHP and SFTP

do you know where upload limits can be set on a debian server running apache2 and php7 outside of php? Problem: Can't upload files bigger than ~2MB Tried solutions: configuring php.ini (both ...
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Do browser developer tools expose your PHP code?

Browser "development tools" are a great way to learn from others, but are they a security risk? I'm working on a project using PHP. My understanding is that PHP code is hidden. So, someone calling for ...
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How can I resolve htaccess causing social media bots to see 404 response even though the page displays correctly?

I use the below htaccess code which appears to function correctly to rewrite URLS, however when a page is shared to social networks or scanned by bots like AHREFs, they all return 404 yet the pages at ...
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MediaWiki: Hiding certain HTML elements for non-logged-in users

In a MediaWiki-based non-communal website there are some HTML elements that should be presented only for logged-in-users (an administration menu or some of its links). Usually if I want to hide ...
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PHP randomly cannot load classes, causes FastCGI process to crash, and loads normally

I manage the website for the small company I work for, but I’m not an experienced server admin – I just kind of took over as the default IT guy because I knew more than the others. Generally speaking, ...
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Disable third-party composer scripts when running through composer.phar?

We have a MediaWiki update procedure at Website | mediawiki-install.txt. MediaWiki requires the use of developer tools like Composer on a production server. It is a bad idea, but we cannot change it. ...
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Is it safe to give write permission to index.php file?

Today I accidentally gave write permission to my index.php file to using sudo chmod +x index.php. I don't know what permission it had before. My index.php contains a php script for collecting number ...
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How to track internal redirect urls on Google Analytics User Explorer?

In our wp site the external urls replaced with internal links and when someone clicks on them they go to redirected external url, but those are not logged by google analytics user explorer. How to ...
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Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical [duplicate]

I use https for my website. all my http requests are redirected to the https. I have submitted my sitemap. and google search console is showing below error for few of my web pages. Duplicate, ...
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I'm getting some error messages on add field 'type_login' in php script [closed]

I want to add one field "type_login" than I'm getting some error messages PHP script. missing code please help me... error -> Warning: mysqli_stmt_bind_param(): Number of elements in type ...
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Sign in PHP script add type of user superadmin,admin and user [closed]

I have Sign-in script PHP single user working fine. But I want to add sign-in multiuser like superadmin, admin and user. I have need please help me... I have need login_type full code Sign-in ...
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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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Does it matter if I use a different design elements for desktop and mobile versions of my site?

My question is about responsive designs (HTML + CSS). Does it matter if I use a different elements for desktop and mobile versions of my site? I mean that my page isn't really responsive, it only ...
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Redirected too many times when I try to force https for all URLs

I want to redirect all website urls to https. I used the code below to do so. My website is built up using simple PHP. I don't use any opensource framework or CMS. RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{...
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Remove the link to create a talk page from MediaWiki when the create page permission is off [closed]

I have a website that I created with MediaWiki but this website is not a community of two or more users and I am the only registered user as this is a personal website where I publish my services and ...
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How to run a code from a particular country [closed]

I am trying to access data of an e-commerce website of another country. The problem is that different data is displayed in different countries. I want to access the data from the UAE. My server is in ...
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What Is The PHP Binary

I was setting up a cron job in cPanel and started with usual: /usr/local/bin/php I'm an SEO and not an admin or dev so I've never really thought to wonder what I'm actually doing. I get the broad ...
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Robot.Txt File interpretation problem?

I have a Joomla/Shopware For an eCommerce website, but I see some problems and I think google didnt crawl pages: {block name="frontend_robots_txt_user_agent"} User-agent: * {/block} {block name="...
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MediaWiki: How to delete the about page?

in a MediaWiki project I don't need the automatically created About webpage because in this case the homepage already covers the about details of the project. I can delete any webpage but for some ...
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How can I edit the php.ini folder on shared hosting (in /etc/php7/)?

Using this simple script (<?php phpinfo(); ?>) reveals me that my php.ini file is located in /etc/php7/php.ini folder. However, my hosting company's master ftp user account does not have an ...
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Will google still index a page if I use a $_SESSION variable?

For a couple of pages on our site, I'm writing a widget that relies on what it displays on other pages to determine what it displays on the current page. Basically, the purpose is just to ensure there'...
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IIS 10 and PHP 7.3 cant upload 4M file in one POST request

I have changed the maxfile size in the php.ini settings, but i do not know how to change it in the IIS 10 config. My hphinfo: I am getting the error 1 in the $_FILE array (which as I understand ...