Apr 07, 2011 — 7 comments
I wanted to have people be able to leave their twitter ID with their comments on my blog. I also wanted to link the ID for an easy reply or re-tweet of the comment. Here's a video tutorial on how you do it in Wordpress. Enjoy!
Creating Your First Joomla Template
As much as I love seeing the mystery man appear in Wordpress comments across the internet, your blog deserves better. This tutorial will show you how.
n part two, we installed almightly PHP language onto our localhost, with that you can now run php scripts and code offline on your localhost, but for example what if you want to test a script that needs a database your basically stuck aren't you? Well to handle databases there's something called MySQL, this is simple a relation database management system and is present on most web-servers avaliable today.
Your Localhost is very nearly complete, we've installed Apache, PHP 5 and MySQL 5. I breifly talked about the ability to modify and change MySQL databases. Well phpMyAdmin can do just that, this tool allows you to do this, it helps you manage your MySQL database in a nicely presented admin panel which you can easily change tables, prefixes and much more. This tool is a must if you plan on creating databases on your localhost
In part one we setup a Apache server and configured the localhost ready for you to use, we also set up the directory where you are going to save your local files. But so far in part one we only essentially setup the localhost, so all of the goodness of being able to view server side documents/script etc won't work yet as you will need to install them,
localhost is a developers best friend when it comes to testing out server side scripts etc. Much like a web-server, a localhost is a space which is offline but allows you to view/test server side code as if it was a real online server, but infact you will be creating a server which can only be accessed by you. There are many ways to create an localhost but there is one easy newbie friendly way to go about it, and that is by installing Apache web server on your computer. This method is very simp
A quick introdution to making your own functions in PHP. Covers the syntax, parameters, returning values and using functions in your code
$_GET data is usually passed to the browser to indicate what page or article to load from a Website and may be used to make a query to your MySQL database. You probably already have protected your MySQL database from SQL injection attacks. Let's take an extra step to protect the valuable data your MySQL tables hold. You can prevent users from messing with URL Query Strings by validating validating $_GET data before you execute anything with it.
Have you noticed an URL with a question mark following the filename? Most probably you have. This is a technique used to pass data to web pages using URL query strings. What is a URL query string?
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