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Why do we have so many PHP frameworks

PHP is a web based programming language

This morning I commented on a question in the Linkedin PHP Contractors Group. The questions was ‘Why do we have so many PHP frameworks and more are yet to be released?’ Here is my explanation

Replace WordPress search with Google Search

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One of the biggest drivers on the web is searching for information and the largest search engine on the internet is Google. So why stick with the default search engine in WordPress which is, lets face it pretty poor at best. Instead using the default WordPress search feature you can tap into the power of Google search and display the results on a designated results page

Upgrading PHP on HostGater

PHP is a web based programming language

In this post I will show you how to upgrade PHP 5.2.17 to PHP 5.3.14 on HostGaters shared hosting platform using a .htaccess file.

PHP examples of returning a file extension from a string

PHP is a web based programming language

Lets say you have the string ‘index.html’. How would you go about returning only the file extension from this string? Would you use an inbuilt PHP method or a fancy string position trick or perhaps you would use pattern matching? In this post I’m going show you a few methods that I have used in the past which have all worked quite well.

Solution to phpMyAdmin throwing a 404 error

PHP is a web based programming language

After reinstalling phpMyadmin on Ubuntu 12.04 I found that the site was throwing a 404 page not found error. This post discuses how to fix the phpMyadmin install problem.