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Forum: Programming 20th August 2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: MySQL vs PHP vs <textarea>

I can't think of any reason you would do this other than storing source code...

Your basically creating a time bomb if anyone from the public has a chance to access this form.
Your having...
Forum: Programming 6th May 2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,153
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Which is the best programming language to get start?

HTML, HTML5, XML etc... are markup languages.
They are only for layout.

CSS is for defining how your markup will be presented.

If you want to program an actual application that does something,...
Forum: Programming 27th April 2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Can this even be done?

It is going to depend on how many systems you plan on hooking into.
Eg. multiple mail autoresponders, multiple payment platforms.
They all have different APIs and how to hook into them.

Also, it...
Forum: Programming 27th April 2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Question About PHP Object Oriented Programming (OOP)

And that is how sites get hacked.
Knowing the code and what it does is 90% of the battle.
Without knowing your setting yourself up.
Security should always be the number one concern, that requires...
Forum: Programming 27th April 2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: .htaccess Quick Q?!?! SSL

Not true.
All linked resources and links in general or anything pointing outside the https page must also be https or IE will pop up that warning message.

Other browsers will not complain as bad,...
Forum: Programming 23rd April 2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: silly question from code illiterate guy

Not sure what the problem is.
All you need to be sure of is that what ever server the site is on, is running PHP5 and up.
Any WordPress theme is going to require PHP a database and a server to run...
Forum: Programming 22nd April 2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,576
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Too old to start programming

I hope not :)
I started quite a bit later than that.

It all depends how much time you want to put into learning. (each day)
Also, with programming, learning never ends, there are always,...
Forum: Programming 22nd April 2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Question About PHP Object Oriented Programming (OOP)

OOP is not about building applications.
You missed the point from the examples that you pointed out.

The point behind OOP is having highly extendable code.
Along with organization of code,...
Forum: Programming 21st April 2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Warning!

Well, you can try a couple things not so technical.
Switch themes, see if that helps.
Un-install plug-ins one at a time until you find the issue.

Or get into the code and do some debugging....
Forum: Programming 21st April 2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Warning!

Did the plug-in have taxonomies involved in it?
Did you make sure the plug-in was in-installed and not active before you deleted it?

WordPress is trying to load the taxonomies and something...
Forum: Programming 8th April 2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: PHPBB - With Ads??

You need to purge the cache in the ACP after you make a change to the files.
Forum: Programming 6th April 2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: PHPBB - With Ads??

The only one I would recommend without doing it myself would be
phpBB &bull; View topic - Advertisement Management (http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=1146135)

The author of that mod...
Forum: Programming 6th April 2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: How to write false $_REQUEST, please help

:eek: That should output errors.

Do not use the code Vanfenix posted.
Like MoneyMouse said, it is prone to XSS and other potential vulnerabilities.

But I would extend the security further and...
Forum: Programming 30th March 2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: php adding to post issue

First does array_push_assoc() function exist? Its not a built in PHP function.

You could just use PHP's array_push()
array_push( $shipping_cost, 'shipping');

print_r( $shipping_cost);
...
Forum: Programming 30th March 2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Should I Get a Dedicated Server?

While adding more power to the site, eg. RAM, processor power through VPS or Dedicated hosting will be an improvement. You first need to find out what is going on with your site on it's current...
Forum: Programming 27th March 2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Which PHP based open source forum do you recommend?

phpBB3 is PHP and runs on just about any database type, including the most common and default MySQL



phpBB3 has an extensive permission system.
For instance you can set people from the UK to...
Forum: Website Design 27th March 2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: How to customize menu in wordpress theme?

It all depends what theme you are using.

The default WP theme you can do it by using the Appearance -> Menu feature
Create a menu and add the pages you want, it will over ride the default.
...
Forum: Website Design 27th March 2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Wordpress Install Problem - Any Advice?

Check via FTP and see if there is a index.html file in the public_html or were you put the WP files, eg the index.php, wp-config.php

That index.html is being called by default.

To test it...
Forum: Programming 25th March 2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: some idiot just hacked my site..

1. Use a secure password and username, not admin
2. Password complexity should be mixed characters. If you can remember it, it's not secure.
3. Limit FTP accounts, and make sure they have long...
Forum: Website Design 25th March 2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,349
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Membership Plugins - Are there any that work?

I have a couple clients on aMember and have been working with it since spring 2009.

As for development options, you get a localhost license on request with the purchase of a license.
They also...
Forum: Programming 16th March 2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,512
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Secure phpBB

Your not correct, phpBB3 has always had a failure block for failed passwords.
3 times and it locks it and forces captcha which can also be extended.

I don't need to check anything. As I said I...
Forum: Website Design 15th March 2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Need Simple CSS HELP, I think?

I looked at it in IE8 and I see no gap.
The header is tight to the top.

Make sure your cache is clear, maybe some old style changes left in your cache.
Forum: Programming 14th March 2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,512
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Secure phpBB

I follow phpBB3 development and its development discussions.
This also included all security reports.

To this day, No phpBB3 board by itself with no modifications has ever been hacked.
Every...
Forum: Programming 14th March 2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: $_REQUEST error - very wierd

You should check to see if $_REQUEST['lfid'] exists and is set first, then check if it is an array or string.

Does it exist and have a value ?
Forum: Programming 14th March 2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Mysql SYNTAX error - please help!

@ Christian Little
Your code is the same as mine, except now you took the escaping out.
Whether your passing an int or not does not matter if it is inside quotes, as the quotes cause it to be...
Forum: Programming 14th March 2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Mysql SYNTAX error - please help!

It is very common in MySQL to have ` ticks around field names and table names and single quotes around values.

Reference to the single quotes around values: is why I suggested using...
Forum: Programming 13th March 2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Mysql SYNTAX error - please help!

What is the error its giving?

Try this
mysql_query("UPDATE `gemps_shares` SET `given_gemps` = given_gemps + " . $gemps . ", `total_gemps` = given_gemps + link_gemps
WHERE `user_id` = '" ....
Forum: Programming 12th March 2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: My Blog Is Too Slow To Load ?

Well your home page went up in requests to 69
But the size went down a tad to 1.74MB

The Gzip Scripts plugin is adding 4 extra requests.
I would think about getting rid of that plug-in and using...
Forum: Programming 12th March 2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,570
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: which the most secure web forum?

Well, I can only speak for phpBB3, not any of the others.
I personally have worked with and used phpBB3 since the start of the version 3 in Beta's and before that on phpBB2.

phpBB3 itself is very...
Forum: Programming 11th March 2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By phpbbxpert
Forum: Programming 11th March 2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: My Blog Is Too Slow To Load ?

Yes, it definitely needs some attention.

Start with removing one of the 2 SEO plug-ins you are using.
Firstly they are both making database calls, secondly they are giving you duplicate meta...
Forum: Website Design 11th March 2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,110
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Setting up test Enviroment

Save you self a ton of head aches and avoid fantastico...

Setup the database in the Database management in cPanel.
Then upload WP the actual download to your server.
Then open the site in your...
Forum: Website Design 10th March 2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Dreamweaver, inserting images in a table?

If there are no floats defined there is no need for clear: none;
Forum: Website Design 10th March 2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Cool Feature On A Site, How To Do It?

You could implement this nicely in jQuery and CSS in a couple hours if the imaged were prepped properly.

It would make it lighter and have better mobile acceptance.
Forum: Website Design 9th March 2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,595
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: How To Make a SimplePress Forum run faster

You first need to find out what is causing it to be slow.

Find out how many queries are running on page load/
Add this to the footer
<?php echo get_num_queries();?> queries. <?php...
Forum: Website Design 9th March 2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Javascript/DHTML background fade effect?

There are all kinds of them. "LightBox" is what it is called.
jQuery lightBox plugin (http://leandrovieira.com/projects/jquery/lightbox/)
ThickBox 3.1 (http://jquery.com/demo/thickbox/)
Lightbox 2...
Forum: Website Design 9th March 2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Wordpress - Can You Change The Look and Feel of Comments?

It would be pretty resource wasteful to use a plug-in for this.
You can completely restyle the comments if you wanted with just CSS in the theme style sheet.
Forum: Programming 9th March 2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,497
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Mobile Site Redirect

This code
<?php
include("Mobile_Detect.php");
$detect = new Mobile_Detect();

if ($detect->isMobile()) {
header("Location:http://themobilesite.com");
exit;

}
Forum: Website Design 3rd March 2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Help regarding hidden texts

Yes it is possible.
It requires checking for a session, which you should have if the user logs in.

I couldn't tell you what would need to be done without knowing what type of setup your website...
Forum: Programming 1st March 2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: java newbie question

cd does not show you the files.
It switches the prompt to that path.

eg cd c:/java
would switch your prompt to C:\java > _Cursor_

Then the command dir will list the directories and files.
If...
Forum: Programming 1st March 2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: How To Control What Image a Site Grabs When Shared

Its because the title attribute value of that tab is index
<a href="http://www.carolamato.com/index/" title="index">Carol Amato’s Blog</a>

Also the title tag for that page is index.

You need...
Forum: Website Design 1st March 2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,064
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: My links are linked to my localhost. (WORDPRESS)

Also if this was a pre built site on your localhost and you used the permalinks, you will need to go into the wp admin and update the Settings -> Permalinks by just hitting the Update button.
Forum: Website Design 28th February 2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Is Character Set tag important?

It is required in all HTML, XHTML, XML doctypes, including transitional.

Not specifying it will be the start to an invalidly coded page.

Google and all others recommend valid code..
"Check for...
Forum: Programming 28th February 2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,969
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Setup Codeigniter Local Testing Environment

When you have WampServer installed (the latest) you can left click on the tray icon.
A menu pops up, Services > Apache > Apache Modules > scroll down the list toe Rewrite_module and click it. The...
Forum: Programming 28th February 2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: How To Control What Image a Site Grabs When Shared

I have never personally looked at Thesis, I build my own themes, they may have done something different.

Edit the Main Index Template and see if there is a <head> tag in the beginning of the file...
Forum: Website Design 27th February 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,659
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Can anyone tell me why my page is messed up in firefox?

Because there is not default styles specified for elements.
In FireFox <p> has a default margin and that is what is affecting you.

These elements need default styles specified if you want all...
Forum: Programming 27th February 2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: How To Control What Image a Site Grabs When Shared

You would edit the Thesis header.php

Go to Appearance in WP admin
Click Edit

Then click the Header link

On a new line after the <head> opening tag add the code I posted above.

Then get...
Forum: Programming 27th February 2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Course teaching website

You would definitely need to create some custom controls.
Most membership plug-ins only handle who gets the content.
I have not seen one that you can specify any type of count or assign users under...
Forum: Programming 27th February 2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: How To Control What Image a Site Grabs When Shared

Try this

Edit your header in a text editor inside the <head></head> tags
Adding
<link rel="image_src" href="http://example.com/facebook-will-use-this.jpg" />

Make sure you change the path to...
Forum: Website Design 25th February 2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Optional Closing Tags in HTML

There is actually some discussion floating around on it.

Keep in mind that this is for HTML only, XHTML is a different animal as it abides by XML standards.

There is actually a long list of...
Forum: Programming 25th February 2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Problems transferring WP Site to my hosting, HELP!

It is giving that error because of what was mentioned above, about PHP being already sent to the header.

But, I notice that this is happening in the wp-config.php.

There should not be anything...
Forum: Website Design 24th February 2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Changed Hosting, Now Zero Visitors - Why?

They show for me in Chrome and FireFox

Not sure why Even-M is not seeing them. Maybe an ad blocker or something?
Forum: Website Design 24th February 2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Suggestions on new site.

While it looks better and is a great improvement, the next step is to work on page load.

Old
23 requests ❘ 24.18KB transferred ❘ 1.10s (onload: 1.10s, DOMContentLoaded: 376ms)

New
81...
Forum: Programming 23rd February 2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Need help with skipjack API

Whats with the $ch ?
echo $sj->process()->$ch;

There is no $ch object or property.

Try just

echo $sj->process();

You should be using the condition like the example
Forum: Programming 22nd February 2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,392
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Wordpress Site shutdown for cpu usage, need help

@DavidBratvold (http://www.warriorforum.com/members/davidbratvold.html) Code analysis gets a lot more technical than opening Task Manager.

FireBug -> Net tab for HTTP requests and header, etc.......
Forum: Programming 21st February 2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,392
Posted By phpbbxpert
Re: Wordpress Site shutdown for cpu usage, need help

I agree with the above statement 101%!

I say it and see it all the time.
Along with avoid plug-ins unless it is essential to the functionality of the site.
Then if you use such a plug-in, check...
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