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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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What is the best webhosting provider for such an app [duplicate]

I'm planning on creating an online educational platform, (similar to Khan Academy and Coursera but pretty much for my home country). The idea is that this website is just a place where people could ...
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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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Wich external CMS to use inside existing WebApplication? [duplicate]

A quick question on external CMS usage inside existing web applications. I have a bunch of custom made web applications based on LAMP. Some of them have a lot of landingpages and (as of now) the ...
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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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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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