Category: PHP

Overview of Content Management Systems (CMS)

Introduction to CMS Overview of Content Management Systems (CMS) A web presence is critical for almost every nonprofit, but creating websites can be daunting. It can take a lot of time, money and techni­cal expertise, which are often in short supply. And just because you have a website up and running doesn’t mean your work

PHP Files and Directories

Reading files/ Directories Files and directories have three levels of access: User, Group and Other. The three typical permissions for files and directories are: Read (r) Write (w) Execute (x) A stream is a channel used for accessing a resource that you can read from and write to. The input stream reads data from a

PHP File Inclusion Cookies and Sessions

File inclusions You can include the content of a PHP file into another PHP file before the server executes it. There are two PHP functions which can be used to include one PHP file into another PHP file. include() Function require() Function This is a strong point of PHP which helps in creating functions, headers,

PHP Programming Connecting to Databases

Connecting to Databases Introduction One of the reasons for PHP’s popularity as a Web scripting language is its support for a wide range of relational database systems. This support makes it easy for Web developers to create data-driven Web sites and to prototype new Web applications quickly and efficiently. PHP supports more than fifteen different

PHP Forms and Statements

PHP Forms and Statements PHP Forms One of the most powerful features of PHP is the way it handles HTML forms. The basic concept that is important to understand is that any form element will automatically be available to your PHP scripts.  The syntax could be written as – <form action=“url to submit the form

Server Side Scripting Basics PHP programming

Overview of Web Scripting Web page on which, information is displayed on the web. It can be static or dynamic. Static web page means that what is displayed does not change until the underlying HTML or XML is changed. When the content that is displayed changes in response to actions taken by the user, then