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Tools Development

I've recently converted my site over from a custom built system to Wordpress as I'm learning...

David Carr


Is a static salt enough when storing passwords?

Development

No is the short answer, equally having random salts stored in the database is not that much better i...

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Highlight matched words in a search

PHP & MySQL Tutorials

This tutorial will show you how to highlight words from a search.

David Carr


Hiding and protecting a directory with htaccess

Htaccess Tutorials

When building web applications is makes sense to hide sensitive files such as say a config file into...

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Coda 2 released today will you be getting a copy?

Tools Development Design

So unless you live under a rock you'll know today is launch day for Panic's Coda 2, its been...

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Dynamic Form Elements with jQuery

Demos PHP & MySQL Tutorials

When creating a form you don't always know how many form elements to give to the user, it depend...

David Carr


Removing index.php from your codeigniter 2 url with htaccess

PHP & MySQL Tutorials

In Codeigniter by default all calls to your controller from a http request will have index.php insid...

David Carr


Creating a simple captcha form with validation

Demos PHP & MySQL Tutorials

This tutorial will show you how to create a captcha form to stop automatic submissions, to premis is...

David Carr


Show working days of a month excluding weekends with PHP

PHP & MySQL Tutorials

This tutorial will show you how to get the individual working dates of a month, whilst removing week...

David Carr


Creating an image gallery from a folder of images automatically

Demos PHP & MySQL Tutorials

This tutorial will show you how to quickly create a gallery from a folder of images. Using PHP and m...

David Carr


Wordpress Jetpack get number of Subscriber/followers

Wordpress PHP & MySQL Tutorials

There's a great Wordpress plugin called Jetpack it comes bundled with some great options such as...

David Carr


Adding Events to Microsoft Outlook from PHP using ICAL

PHP & MySQL Tutorials

I've recently been trying to find the best way of creating a calendar event outlook from a php d...

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Move emails to selected IMAP Folder

IMAP PHP & MySQL Tutorials

Moving email from one IMAP mailbox folder another is a simple process this short tutorial will show...

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Display mailbox folders with IMAP using PHP

IMAP PHP & MySQL Tutorials

When using IMAP its likely you will want access to the users mailbox so they can view all their fold...

David Carr


Is Twitter bad for your Blog?

Social Media

This is a question I've been thinking about recently. I used to blog frequently heck almost dail...

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