want to join us? register, it's easy | help

browse by tag: beginner tutorials

sort by

newest, oldest, most popular


category icon

How to Use PHP's Crypt() Function to Encrypt and Check a Password

in PHP added by Walkere, on 28/1/2008 beginner tutorials encryption passwords php5 security

This tutorial will walk you through using PHP's crypt() function to effectively encrypt a password for storage in a database and later check that password against a user's input.

comment save report
category icon

PHP: Be Notified When Google Crawls Your Site

in PHP added by adzeds, on 3/6/2008 beginner tutorials crawl general google mysql php5

Have you ever wanted to know when Google crawls your website? Well now you can using a simple PHP script which emails you everytime GoogleBot crawls your site.

comment save report
category icon

Easy as Pie - Working with a Database

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 20/1/2008 beginner tutorials database mysql

This post is the third in a continuing series of DIY tutorials, which aims to make things as simple as possible. The [Easy as Pie] series focuses on tasks that most people consider too challenging and presents it in a way that is easy (as pie!) to understand.

comment save report
category icon

17 PHP Practices That Should Be Banished Forever

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 6/8/2009 bad practise beginner tutorials general

The following is a list of 17 PHP programming practices that in my opinion should be banished into oblivion. Forever and ever. Amen.

comment save report
category icon

Beginning with PHP and AJAX

in PHP added by mig35, on 14/8/2007 AJAX Prototype beginner tutorials

Tutorial demonstrates how to write form submission in PHP and AJAX using prototype js library. A good beginners tutorial on PHP and AJAX.

comment save report
category icon

Top 21 PHP Programming Mistakes - Part 3: Seven Deadly Mistakes

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 19/12/2005 beginner tutorials error error handling mistakes programming

In this three part article series, a list of 21 PHP programming mistakes are presented, ranging in severity from non-critical down to those that can break the farm. Solutions, suggestions and/or comments on how to solve and prevent these errors are then offered.

comment save report
category icon

Simplified URL Navigation System

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 21/3/2006 beginner tutorials

Make a cool Navigation System with cool URL's like: www.yourdomain.com/?aboutme

comment save report
category icon

Cookies a Quick Glance

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 2/12/2005 beginner tutorials cookies session user

Sometimes it becomes necessary to track certain user details

comment save report
category icon

An Introduction to Variables

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 3/12/2005 beginner tutorials introduction var variables

Think of a variable as one piece of data stored in memory, which can be called and changed or used later

comment save report
category icon

Beginners PHP Part 2

in PHP added by Slipszenko, on 26/11/2007 beginner tutorials general php

A tutorial for complete beginners to PHP.

comment save report
category icon

Enhancing a URL Handling Helper Class in PHP 5

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 12/8/2009 beginner tutorials general php5 url

Are you a PHP developer wishing to find an approachable guide that walks you through building different kinds of helper classes in PHP 5? Then look no further, because this group of articles may be the material that you really need.

comment save report
category icon

PHP Exception Handling

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 21/11/2007 beginner tutorials exception php5

With PHP 5 came a new object oriented way of dealing with errors. Exception handling is used to change the normal flow of the code execution if a specified error (exceptional) condition occurs. This condition is called an exception.

comment save report
category icon

Install Apache Web Server on Windows Vista [flash video]

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 23/1/2008 apache beginner tutorials installation

A quick flash video showing how to install Apache on Windows Vista.

comment save report
category icon

Beginner Debugging: For Your Eyes Only

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 10/3/2006 beginner tutorials debugging

When debugging a site that's live, viewing the progression of your script can save quite a bit of time, resulting in considerably less complaints.

comment save report
category icon

Write Your Own Smarty Modifier

in PHP added by jelena, on 14/3/2007 beginner tutorials php smarty modifier smarty templaes

This short tutorial explains how to write Smarty modifiers.

comment save report
category icon

PHP Multiple files upload

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 14/4/2006 beginner tutorials

You can upload multiple files with one time submission. Arrays play a big role in this tutorial.

comment save report
category icon

How to run a SQL query in phpMyAdmin

in PHP added by Brandon, on 15/4/2007 beginner tutorials mysql php phpmyadmin query

This will provide you basic information on how to use phpMyAdmin

comment save report
category icon

Introduction to regular expressions (#2): ERE POSIX

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 3/12/2005 beginner tutorials posix regex regular expressions

This tutorial will assume you have already read '(#1): General Mechanics', and are merely wanting to continue your research into POSIX.

comment save report
category icon

Top 21 PHP progamming mistakes - Part I: Seven Textbook Mistakes

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 19/12/2005 beginner tutorials error error handling mistakes practise programming

In this three part article series, a list of 21 PHP programming mistakes are presented, ranging in severity from non-critical down to those that can break the farm. Solutions, suggestions and/or comments on how to solve and prevent these errors are then offered.

comment save report
category icon

Send Emails Using PHP (Basic)

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 13/2/2006 beginner tutorials

This is a basic tutorial of sending emails with PHP.It's a basic overview of the mail() function.

comment save report
category icon

PHP Tutorial

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 9/12/2005 beginner tutorials

Scripting languages are becomming easier to learn and PHP is one of the easiest and most powerful yet

comment save report
category icon

Fast PHP Tutorials, Part 3: Install PHP in Linux

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 17/3/2007 beginner beginner tutorials linux php setup

This Part 3 of the FAST PHP tutorial series. In this chapter, you'll learn how to install PHP in linux.

comment save report
category icon

How to use Output Buffering in PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 21/8/2007 beginner tutorials cache ob_start output buffering

Output buffering is something that often is forgotten by new people in PHP. You can create really powerful things with functions like ob_start and the other. Compress, replace and modify to mention a few.

comment save report
category icon

Consuming RSS feeds with PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 6/3/2006 beginner tutorials

Learn how to parse RSS feeds in PHP using the built in event-driven parser.

comment save report
category icon

Autofilled PHP Forms

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 3/11/2006 arrays autofill beginner tutorials forms

I hate typing, but I like writing code. A while ago I started to dread all the rote typing required to handle forms in PHP, and began looking for a Better Way. This article describes how I used PHP's regular expression functions to do most of the heavy lifting required to process forms properly, saving lots of typing and giving me time to do stuff I don't hate, such as writing code

comment save report