PHP Developer

My notes and thoughts about Linux, WordPress, PHP, WPML, Toolset and many more.

  • February 8, 2018

    Override upload_max_filesize and post_max_size on a per site basis in PHP-FPM Apache server

    Basic Steps This quick tutorial shows how you can override upload_max_filesize and post_max_size on a per site basis. This assumes you are using Apache server, PHP-FPM handler and WordPress. This tutorial assumes you have shell access to your server so you can restart Apache or PHP-FPM (this is optional but recommended). By default, there is only one default php.ini loaded on a server. Sometimes some virtual sites in your server might need specific configuration values that you don’t want to be …

  • August 25, 2011

    PHP Framework vs CMS: Which one you choose for your website project?

    One of the most commonly asked questions by online entrepreneurs in starting an ambitious website project: “Which is better, starting a site using PHP framework or using CMS directly?”. The best answer to this question depends entirely on the following: a.) Your technical skills b.) Your budget c.) How your website will be used d.) The complexity of your website e.) The technical background of the people working behind you Let’s examine one by one. TECHNICAL SKILLS: If you are going to start a w …

  • May 26, 2011

    How to analyze Cpanel raw access log entries very easily?

    Cpanel raw access log provides a complete detail of all request made to your Apache server. This request includes: a.) Normal visitors coming from search engines or to other referring websites. b.) Search engine bots. c.) Malware bots or hacking bots. It is important to pay attention to your raw access log because it provides a clue about how your visitors are actually doing in your website. Are most of them actually reading your content? Or just busy hacking your website? This tutorial is appli …

  • May 1, 2011

    Apachebench Tutorial ab testing Tool Example in Ubuntu Lucid Lynx

    Is there a time when you are thinking how to do a server load testing to evaluate your PHP web application performance? This is where you will be using the Apachebench or “ab” testing tool. This is a very useful open source tool not only to PHP developers but to the entire users of the Apache server. This tool is used to evaluate the execution times of your PHP web application or the response time of your website under “stressing” conditions. This condition means how your PHP web application wil …

  • December 10, 2010

    Excel Spreadsheet to Estimate Visitors from Google- Keyword Analysis Tool

    Below is the Excel workbook which you can use to estimate the visitors from Google for your targeted keywords. For details, please refer to the tutorial I wrote in SEO Chat entitled: Google Ranking Positions and %CTR: Estimating Search Engine Visitors SEO Chat. The details and sample computation is included in that article. Note: If you like to modify the spreadsheet, the password is codexm General procedure: 1.) Download the tool above. 2.) Go to this tool: …

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