Category Archive: PHP
Posts about PHP
Working on setting up Cron on ASO server for testing purposes.. just want to ping a URL/file, not save or send any output whatsoever. Here are my notes for future reference.
Here is a simple PHP function I use to prevent XSS attacks. Use it to sanitize any user-input or otherwise unknown variables before use.
Two quick functions, one for adding a query string variable and another to remove a query string variable. Either of these functions can be used in any PHP script to modify query-string parameters.
Quick copy-n-paste function to truncate or shorten a string of text to a specific number of characters. Useful for things like “next” and “previous” navigation links and so forth.
Here we have a simple and effective PHP function that checks whether or not HTTPS (via SSL) is used for the current request.
I am always using this PHP code snippet, which basically loops through an array that may or may not include nested arrays. So to make things easier, I am posting here for quick reference.
On the Web, Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) is one of the most common types of attacks. Fortunately, there is an easy fix: always filter input data and always escape output data.
A couple of functions used at htaccessbook.com to enable unescaped/unencoded pre and code tags in bbPress forum posts.
Twitter changes their API quite a bit, however it is still possible to display a simple “tweet this” link anywhere on your web pages.
When working with the WP API, you may need to check the current version of PHP to ensure compatibility.
This post provides a couple of PHP code snippets that enable you to send emails from a text file. Send in plain-text format and plain-text with embedded image.
When testing my plugin, Simple Ajax Chat (SAC), I use the following script to save time testing various chat functionality.