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How To Safely Store A Password

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 13/12/2010 bcrypt beginner tutorials security

These are all general purpose hash functions, designed to calculate a digest of huge amounts of data in as short a time as possible. This means that they are fantastic for ensuring the integrity of data and utterly rubbish for storing passwords.

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Create an advanced PHP membership system,

in PHP added by thetitan, on 23/4/2011 advanced tutorials beginner tutorials content management general oo programming

Develop an advanced and extendable PHP MySQL membership system for use on your website.

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PHP Caching to Speed up Dynamically Generated Sites

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 23/2/2011 beginner tutorials cache

This entire site, like many, is built in PHP. PHP provides the power to simply 'pull' content from an external source, in the case of my site this is flat files but it could just as easily be an MySQL database or an XML file etc..

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Creating a simple login script with php and mysql

in PHP added by ineedtutorials, on 31/12/2007 beginner tutorials content management mysql security

Learn to create a simple login system with php and mysql in 7 simple steps

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Getting to know GD

in PHP added by Sidewinder, on 9/11/2007 beginner tutorials gd general

Have you ever been on aim and received a message from one of your friends with a big long URL followed by something like John%20Is%20Stupid; You know what ever it is, wont be worth your time, but you click on it anyway to find someone goofy looking holding a sign and on it printed in big bold letters "John Is Stupid". Ever wonder how they work?

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How to Dynamically Create Thumbnails

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 27/11/2008 beginner tutorials media thumbnail

In this week's screencast, I'll show you how to upload files and then have PHP dynamically create a thumbnail. Whether you're building an ecommerce site, or just a simple gallery, these techniques will absolutely prove to be useful. If you're ready for your "spoonfed" screencast of the week, let's get going!

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PHP 101: PHP For the Absolute Beginner

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 25/11/2006 beginner tutorials

This area is intended for everyone new to PHP. It opens with a series of informal, entertaining tutorials written by Vikram Vaswani, founder and CEO of Melonfire. These tutorials build on a previously-published 5-part series which has now been updated and extended to embrace PHP 5, making parts of it suitable for those of you who already have worked with PHP 4 in the past.

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Easy IP to country lookup

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 27/3/2008 beginner tutorials geo-ip networking

Check which country your visitors are coming from with an easy to use open database.

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15 PHP regular expressions for web developers

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 28/7/2009 beginner tutorials regex

Regular expressions are a very useful tool for developers. They allow to find, identify or replace text, words or any kind of characters. In this article, I have compiled 15+ extremely useful regular expressions that any web developer should have in his toolkit.

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Image watermark with PHP

in PHP added by webmonitore, on 22/5/2009 advanced tutorials beginner tutorials content management general php5 security

To prevent quality images being stolen, we can use PHP to watermark web-images in popular formats like GIF/PNG/JPEG. We print a transparent gif-image on a jpeg-photo in this tutorial.

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10 PHP functions you (probably) never use

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 14/1/2010 beginner tutorials functions general

When scripting in PHP, we often restrict ourselves to a limited number of API functions: the common ones, like print(), header(), define(), isset(), htmlspecialchars(), etc. If some needed functionality doesn’t exist, we often write it making use of these basic components which we have in mind. The PHP API actually offers a lot of functionality, some useless and some useful; often seldom used. I have been looking through the available functions and was interested to find some really cool functions that I should have known about. Here, I share my findings.

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10 Useful WordPress Hook Hacks

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 19/8/2009 beginner tutorials hook wordpress

Hooks are very useful in WordPress. They allow you to "hook" a custom function to an existing function, which allows you to modify WordPress' functionality without editing core files. In this article, we have compiled 10 extremely useful ready-to-use WordPress hooks, along with examples and coding explanations.

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PHP components: Autosuggest

in PHP added by woork, on 25/3/2008 AJAX beginner tutorials databases mysql

A simple "PHP component" (8Kb), ready to use, to implement a search form with an autosuggest feature using PHP and MySQL just modifying some parameters.

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Creating a Basic Template System in PHP

in PHP added by rizwan6feb, on 13/2/2010 beginner tutorials templates

This article shows you how to use the php include function to implement a template system in PHP. It will not be a full fledged template system, it will rather teach you how to setup a basic template system in PHP

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Slider in PHP, Ajax And Javascript

in PHP added by phphungry, on 23/2/2008 AJAX JavaScript beginner tutorials mysql slider

cool nice slider which is implemented using javascript , Ajax and PHP

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PHP programming shortcuts: save time and lines of useless code.

in PHP added by nvez, on 17/8/2010 beginner tutorials how to php5 tips tricks

A nice bunch of tips and tricks that help you save lines of code and have more efficient code

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Integrating WordPress with Your Website

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 15/6/2010 beginner tutorials wordpress

By nature, WordPress is very powerful. It can be as complex or as simple as you wish. With that in mind, how much you want to use WordPress with your existing website is totally up to you. There may be only a few features of WordPress you want to use when integrating it with your site, or you may want your entire site run with WordPress.

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How to Display Facebook Fan Count in Text

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 19/6/2010 beginner tutorials facebook php5

Adding a Facebook Like Button on your website or blog is perhaps one of the easiest and most effective way to get more fans and earn more likes. If you have hundreds, thousand or perhaps tens of thousand of fans, it might be a good idea to publish a fan count. Fan count displays in numeric text total fans your Facebook page has, or rather, how many have liked your page.

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10 Advanced PHP Tips Revisited

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 23/4/2009 beginner tutorials security tips

Because of PHP's huge popularity, it has become almost impossible for Web developers not to have at least a working knowledge of PHP. This tutorial is aimed at people who are just past the beginning stages of learning PHP and are ready to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty with the language. Listed below are 10 excellent techniques that PHP developers should learn and use every time they program. These tips will speed up proficiency and make the code much more responsive, cleaner and more optimized for performance.

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How to Generate a Random Password for Users

in PHP added by Walkere, on 10/2/2008 beginner tutorials password php5 security users

This tutorial shows you how to create a random, 8-character password to use in your user-management system.

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Using Stored Procedures & MySQLI in PHP 5

in PHP added by rvdavid, on 11/12/2007 beginner tutorials database mysql oo programming php5

For the occasions that you want to use a stored procedure you've written in MySQL 5 through PHP , the semantic tool to use is PHP's built in mysqli objects/package.

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PHP Optimization Mistakes [pdf]

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 12/6/2010 beginner tutorials optimization php5

Presentation from the Dutch PHP conference 2010 about common optimizations mistakes in php

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PHP PayPal ExpressCheckout Tutorial

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 19/11/2007 api beginner tutorials paypal

There are two different ways to use the PayPal API. The first, is the PayPal Direct Payment. PayPal Direct Payment will allow the customer to simply type in their information including their credit card number and process it invisibly through PayPal on your website.

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Design Patterns in PHP [PDF]

in PHP added by nirajam, on 29/7/2009 advanced tutorials beginner tutorials oo programming php5

In this tutorial you learn some of the Design Patterns and how to implement them in PHP. These are an essential part of OOP and make your code more effective, better performing, and easier to maintain. Sometimes we implement these design patterns in our code without knowing that these solutions are defined by design patterns. Proper usage of the correct pattern can make your code perform better; similarly using them improperly could make your code slower and less efficient.

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PHP and AJAX - Make a Password Strength Bar that Updates in Real-time

in PHP added by scott25, on 2/2/2009 beginner tutorials databases general mysql security

This tutorial will show you how to make a very simple feature which will help your users make more secure passwords, in registration forms. After the user types their password, this script will make a request to a PHP page, which will check the password for lowercase letters, uppercase letters, numbers and symbols. Without reloading the page, a bar displaying the strength of the password will be shown to the user.

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