Parsing the XML in easy way using PHP

Parsing the XML has been a tough task among the programmer of PHP. I frequently get questions from my friend and via email “How can we parse XML in an easy way? It seems to be a tough task”. If SimpleXML extension is loaded in PHP then it’s not a tough task. But, keep in mind that SimpleXML extension of PHP is only available from the PHP 5.0.

Function to rotate image in PHP

GD library in PHP is very useful for image processing and you can do a lot image manipulation from it. In this post, I’ll show you a simple Image manipulation (image rotation)using the function provided below in PHP. You’ll see how easy it is to rotate an image using PHP.

Default arguments in the functions of PHP

If you are unaware of default argument in function then you should know that you candefine the function with default arguments in PHP as you can do it C and C++. Providing default arguments in the function can be very useful when you’ve to extend the the functionality of the previously written functions.

7 Useful functions to tighten the security in PHP

Security is a very important aspect of programming. In PHP, there are few useful functions which is very handy for preventing your website from various attacks like SQL Injection Attack , XSS attack etc.Let’s check few useful functions available in PHP to tighten the security in your project. But note that this is not a complete list, it just list of functions which I found useful for using in your project.

how to choose suitable web hosting provider ?

Previously, this blog was hosted under a web server provided by a local web hosting provider out here in Nepal. I had few problems with that hosting provider and made up my mind to change the web hosting provider and I didn’t know which provider will be the best to choose among many found in the Internet.

Some unusual comparison operations in PHP

Today I was working for a project and a weired comparison operation in PHP got my brain out for 2 hour and after searching in google I could able to figure out the problem and I’m posting here so that you guys who are unaware of this kind of comparison will not suffer in future. First let’s see two examples the unusual comparison in PHP.

Hide actual url in address-bar using iframe

Do you want to hide the actual URL in the address-bar? Do you want to display the same url throughout the website? Then here is the tips for you do the same in your website. Just display the same URL i.e http://www.your-site.com throughout your website in address bar, no matter if you in the page http://www.your-site.com/aboutus.html.

Visible text “Password” instead of “********” in the password field

As you know, the user login box of the website contains the following fields username and password. Furthermore, most of them put the “Username” inside user name field and “********” inside password field to save the space within designing.In this post I’ll show you how to show “Password” text in the password field. It doesn’t actually does so but this tips will make it looks like so.