Create A Weather Application With Google API Using PHP

As of August 2013 Google shut down it's weather API. The following tutorial will not work with the Google weather API but you can use the following code for another weather API that you find. ![Wea...

Display Message To Stumbleupon Visitors In PHP

Stumbleupon is a great way of getting lots of visitors to your site. All you have to do is submit your pages to Stumbleupon and when people stumble in their chosen topic they will find your page. The...

Display Gravatar From Email Address

In a previous article you learnt how you can display the the author avatar in Wordpress. But if you aren't using Wordpress then you will need to use a Gravatar. ## Gravatar A Gravatar is your image t...

How To Create A URL Slug With PHP

Having a user friendly URL is user important not just for SEO but also to help the visitors know that the website they are on is correct. If you have spaces in your URL they will be replaced by %20 s...

Use PHP To Detect An Ajax Request

Here is a quick PHP snippet that you can use to tell if the request coming to the page is from a form or from an Ajax request. Where a page is being accessed by AJAX it will post data using XML, PHP c...

How To 301 Redirect With PHP

Search engines index pages by the URL of the page, if these pages are moved to a different URL then the search engines will have indexed a page that no longer exists. Therefore people search in the s...

Use PHP To Get The Real IP Address

If you want to record the visitors IP Address there are a few things you need to remember, computers on shared internet connections can have different IP Addresses and visitors coming to your website...

PHP __get And __set Magic Methods

PHP is a loosely typed programming language, one of the features of a loosely typed language is that you can use variables without declaring them or their type. In other languages such as c# you need...

PHP Magic Method __toString()

During OOP in PHP you need to debug the class, you can use the var_dump method but this isn't so user friendly, so you need an alternative to the var_dump(); PHP have released some magic method which...

Increase The Default Maximum File Upload Size In PHP

If you have a website which allows users to upload their own images then you will need to change the default maximum files size upload. The PHP default for all file uploads is 2MB, so the server will...

Using Static Methods In PHP

A static method allows us to use the method without creating the object first. This means that we can use the scope resolution operator :: to use the method. Static methods can not be accessed by usin...

Display Different Content For Visitors From Twitter

For website marketing reasons you might want to see how a visitor is finding your site so you can display a different message for different users. This can be helpful for users who have submitted th...

PHP Calculate Age from Date of Birth

Sometimes you have a persons date of birth and you want to know age of the person. With the below snippet you can send it a date and it will return the age as of today's date. It will first take the...

Cross Domain AJAX Requests

## Introduction Now on the web AJAX calls are becoming more and more common, they can be very useful to create a better user experience on your web applications. But on most modern browsers they will...

How To Make A Simple Paginate PHP Class With Light & Dark Styles

View Demo Create a simple paginate class in PHP made up of 3 functions. - Constructor - This function is called as soon as the class is initialised so this is a good place to put the functionality th...