PHP

PHP is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development PHP originally stood for Personal Home Page, but it now stands for the recursive initialism PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.

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Set default Timezone via htaccess in cPanel

Here in how to change the default Time Zone permanently in cPanel using the .htaccess file Step 1. First, check you current time yone settings using a simple .php script like this: <?php echo "Today is " . date("Y/m/d") . "<br>"; echo "The...

PHP Script to check for open ports

Here is a simple PHP script that you can use to test if a port is open on the server or not. <?php $host = $_SERVER['SERVER_ADDR']; $ports = array(21, 25, 80, 81, 110, 443, 3306); foreach ($ports as $port) { $connection = @fsockopen($host...

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🍃 LeafMailer – Malicious PHP Mailer script

A few weeks ago I was approached by a friend of mine, complaining about high load and CPU usage on one of his shared hosting servers (DELL) running CentOS 7, CloudLinux and cPanel. I was more than happy to take a look, and after a couple of minutes...

Develop a simple login system with PHP and MySQL

Most interactive websites nowadays would require a user to log in into the website’s system in order to provide a customized experience for the user. Once the user has logged in, the website will be able to provide a presentation that is tailored to...

A Simple Generic PHP cURL Class

cURL is a most excellent library that enables you to communicate across a network with a number of protocols. PHP integrated the cURL library early in its development and nowadays its use is widespread across countless applications. To read more...

Murmurhash2 in PHP without the extension

Murmurhash is a nice and speedy hashing algorithm that is handy for creating hash values based on strings. I use it often as benchmarks suggest it is one of the speedier implementations out there. Murmurhash can create 32-bit or 128-bit outputs. In...

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A Quick and Efficient URL Shortener Using PHP and MySQL

URL shortener’s have proliferated in the past few years, mainly due to the confines of data length that mobile and social networks like Twitter apply. The following code example shows how to make a simple and efficient URL shortener, with plenty...

Broken 🔗 Link Checker Using PHP and cURL

Whether operating a commercial site, a directory, or a personal site, it is important to ensure you do not have ‘dead’ links on your website. Broken links; links that point to inactive domains or 404 pages are of little use to your site visitors and...

A Simple PHP/XML Sitemap Generator

XML Sitemaps are a useful method for search engines to quickly pick up new content they would otherwise have to find via hyperlinks on the web. Sitemaps can also provide useful metadata regarding URLs such as its last modification date, how often...