Tor is a free software that prevents people from learning your location or browsing habits by letting you communicate anonymously on the Internet. This article outlines the process of installing TOR on a Centos/RHEL 7 server and shows how to communicate programmatically through TOR network by using cURL in PHP. [Read more…]
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Web administrators transitioning the existing WordPress sites (and image resources) to Amazon S3 have couple of paid plugins to choose from to ease the move to S3. However, most of the WordPress plugins come at a pretty hefty prices, some as high as couple of hundred dollars. The following guide outlines the step by step option that is completely free of charge. [Read more…]
Cross-site Scripting (XSS) and exploiting $_SERVER[‘PHP_SELF’]) is a fascinating topic. Let’s explain it a little. [Read more…]
This article is the seventh post in the series that introduces HTML5 to beginners. In this tutorial, we’ll look at how we can inject server-side PHP code into HTML. [Read more…]
It’s a very common issue that PHP scripts using mcrypt will not work in out of the box installation of PHP. Following are instructions for installation of php-mcrypt on CentOS 7. [Read more…]
Following are the instructions for installing LAMP stack onto CentOS 7 or RHEL 7. LAMP stack commonly refers to a Linux installation of Apache, MySQL and PHP, which allow you to run full fledged web server with support for scripts and databases on a Linux server. In our case we’ll be installing: Apache HTTP Server vs 2.4, PHP 5.4.16 programming language and MariaDB 5.5.37 Server (a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system).
This is a simple fix for the issue with PhpMyAdmin where exclamation mark shows on all databases. [Read more…]
Following are the steps on how to upgrade PhpMyAdmin to 4.0.5 on Centos 6.x / Apache [Read more…]
Following is a Profanity Filter PHP Function, which I am currently using to filter bad words from my forum posts. [Read more…]
I’ve tried to write my own client to post messages to Usenet newsgroups using PHP and most scripts you’ll find on the net either do not show you how to connect to a Usenet server using credentials (name/password) or they do not let you error debug the connection (leaving you blind when something goes wrong during the NNTP handshake). [Read more…]