WordPress Troubleshooting: Error Establishing a Database Connection

In this quick article, we’ll discuss how to troubleshoot and fix the Error establishing a database connection error on a WordPress site. The Error establishing a database connection error is one of the most common errors which WordPress users can encounter while visiting your website. It’s pretty similar to the white screen of death (WSOD) error,… Continue reading WordPress Troubleshooting: Error Establishing a Database Connection

How to Build a Simple REST API in PHP

In this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to build a simple REST API with PHP and MySQL. REST has become the de facto standard when it comes to exposing data via APIs and building web services. In fact, most web applications these days access and expose data via REST APIs. With the popularity of front-end… Continue reading How to Build a Simple REST API in PHP

8 Best Free Live Chat PHP Scripts

Are you thinking of adding a free live chat feature to your website? Do you want to give personalized live chat support that will improve your visitors’ website experience? Do you want your forum members to chat with each other in real time?  Fortunately, there are free PHP scripts available to help. Free PHP live… Continue reading 8 Best Free Live Chat PHP Scripts

Quickly Build a PHP CRUD Interface With the PDO Advanced CRUD Generator Tool

In this tutorial, we’re going to review PDO CRUD—a form builder and database management tool. PDO CRUD helps you build forms for your database tables with just a few lines of code, making it quick and easy to bootstrap a database application. There are plenty of extensions available for database abstraction and specifically CRUD (create,… Continue reading Quickly Build a PHP CRUD Interface With the PDO Advanced CRUD Generator Tool

WordPress CMS Based Web Development: Best Choices of Database Plugins

WordPress is now one of the top choices of enterprise database application developers, and as we can see, most of the WordPress applications have MySQL DB as the backend. MySQL is the most popular database choice in the case of enterprise DBMS management too. It is a long-existing, open-source, relational database system that is highly… Continue reading WordPress CMS Based Web Development: Best Choices of Database Plugins

How to Paginate Data With PHP

I can remember years ago, when I first began coding in PHP and MySQL, how excited I was the first time I got information from a database to show up in a web browser. For someone who had little database and programming knowledge, seeing those table rows show up onscreen based on the code I… Continue reading How to Paginate Data With PHP

WordPress Troubleshooting: PHP Installation is Missing the MySQL Extension

In this quick article, we’ll discuss how to troubleshoot the “missing the MySQL extension” error when you are installing WordPress. If you’re installing WordPress or you’ve moved your website to a different server, you may encounter the following error: Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress. This… Continue reading WordPress Troubleshooting: PHP Installation is Missing the MySQL Extension

How to Use PHP in HTML

In this article, I’ll show you how to use PHP code in your HTML pages. It’s aimed at PHP beginners who are trying to strengthen their grip on the world’s most popular server-side scripting language. Again, PHP is a server-side scripting language. That means a PHP script is executed on the server, the output is… Continue reading How to Use PHP in HTML

How to Implement Email Verification for New Members

Have you ever created an account with a website and been required to check your email and click a verification link sent by the company in order to activate it? Doing so highly reduces the number of spam accounts. In this lesson, we’ll learn how to do this very thing! Looking for a Shortcut? This… Continue reading How to Implement Email Verification for New Members

Exciting New Tools for Designers, September 2020

It’s fun to see new website design tools that reflect current times and the state of the world. That’s very true this month with new databases devoted to diversity and women in technology, as well and resources to make your design life easier. Here’s what’s new for designers and developers this month: Ztext.js Ztext.js is… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, September 2020

PHP Namespace Tutorial: The Basics

In this tutorial, I’ll go through the basics of namespaces in PHP. I’ll explain why you might need namespaces, and I’ll show you how to use PHP namespaces in your day-to-day development. More often than not, you will end up using third-party libraries from different vendors in your PHP applications. Now, there could be collisions… Continue reading PHP Namespace Tutorial: The Basics

10 Best PHP URL Shortener Scripts

URLs are rarely short and sweet. They usually contain multiple keywords and are accompanied by extra parameters to help with the tracking of different campaigns or incoming traffic. These long URLs with so many parameters can sometimes be off-putting for potential visitors. Therefore, it’s usually a better idea to use a URL shortener script and… Continue reading 10 Best PHP URL Shortener Scripts

How to Install PHP in Ubuntu

Today, I’m going to show you how to install PHP in the Ubuntu OS. First, I’ll show you how to install the default stable version of PHP, and then I’ll show you how you can install other versions of PHP. PHP is a server-side scripting language which is mostly used to build web applications—these may… Continue reading How to Install PHP in Ubuntu

What Does PHP Stand For?

In this quick post, we’re going to discuss what PHP stands for and what you can build with it. If you are new to PHP, this article should help you to understand the basics. What Is PHP? PHP is an open-source, server-side scripting language which is mostly used to build web-based applications. You could use… Continue reading What Does PHP Stand For?

How to Run a PHP File

Today, we’re going to discuss how you can run PHP files. If you’re new to PHP programming, this article will help you learn how to run PHP scripts. PHP is a server side scripting language which is mostly used to build web based applications. These may range from a very simple blog website to a full-fledged… Continue reading How to Run a PHP File

20 PHP Login and Registration Forms to Download

By downloading a PHP login and registration script, you can add a registration form to your website that will be secure and look good. SimpleAuth is one of the many high-quality PHP login forms available on CodeCanyon. Login and registration forms are an integral part of any website. Whether you want to restrict access to… Continue reading 20 PHP Login and Registration Forms to Download

How to Connect PHP to MySQL

Do you want ot learn how to connect php to MySQL and perform different types of database operations? In this article, we’ll do just that—we’ll discuss MySQL database connectivity in PHP. PHP provides different ways to connect PHP to a MySQL database server. Until PHP 5.5, one of the most popular ways was with the… Continue reading How to Connect PHP to MySQL

How to Clear the WordPress Cache

Are you creating new pages, editing existing posts and generally improving your WordPress website, but those changes aren’t appearing on your actual website? Your web browser and plugins can all serve cached versions of your pages and posts, so what you’re currently seeing may not be what everyone else sees! In this article, I’ll show… Continue reading How to Clear the WordPress Cache

14 Best PHP Event Calendar and Booking Scripts

There are several reasons PHP calendar, booking and events scripts might be a great addition to your website. If you’re a service provider, then it makes sense to have an appointment booking system on your site that allows potential customers to see your availability and select an appointment time and date that is best for… Continue reading 14 Best PHP Event Calendar and Booking Scripts

You want these special Black Friday deals for designers?

Posted · Category: Best Collections Attention web designers and developers. Black Friday is upon us, and it’s your turn to participate in the fun and excitement. We’ve put together nine attractive deals just for you. In fact, there is one or more you’re certain to want to take advantage of while they’re available. You’ll have to… Continue reading You want these special Black Friday deals for designers?

Best PHP Books, Courses and Tutorials in 2017

November 8, 2017 by Alex Fox While JavaScript has gained popularity for animation and interaction, PHP still rules the server-side scripting world. Developers with strong PHP skills are more competitive in the job market, and can build better sites with improved user experiences. If you want to freshen up your PHP skills or get started… Continue reading Best PHP Books, Courses and Tutorials in 2017

5 Node.js Alternatives To WordPress

Originally released in 2003, WordPress is still the king of CMS. But with the rise of Node.js, there are many modern challengers that have large communities, support themes, plugins and are easy to install on your own server. Here are 5 you might want to checkout. KeystoneJS is a powerful CMS framework, build on Express… Continue reading 5 Node.js Alternatives To WordPress

Create Interactive and Responsive Tables and Charts with WpDataTables

Posted · Category: Best Collections The need to manage huge amounts of website data can become a formidable task. One you generally don’t look forward to. It’s just not numbers either. Statistics, labels, categories, and other important data types often come into play. An obvious solution is to invest in a data management tool or… Continue reading Create Interactive and Responsive Tables and Charts with WpDataTables