How to tell to AngularJS that a site is a trusted host, You can use $sce.getTrustedResourceUrl() to trust the URL.

You may optionally configure $sceDelegateProvider to white list the URLs. Reference:$sce#getTrustedResourceUrl… Read More

In general, there are 2 solutions to this problem: 1. Use $_SERVER[“DOCUMENT_ROOT”] – We can use this variable to make all our includes relative to the server root directory, instead of the current working directory(script’s directory). Then we would use something like this for all our includes:

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Error settings in php.ini tell PHP interpreter what kind of errors should be reported and where those should be reported. You may enable these settings in your development environment and disable few in your production environment since useful information error reports provide can also be sensitive information that outsiders shouldn’t see. display_errors  Default value of… Read More

Here is an easy way to create HTML select menus for Month/Day/Year. Create three arrays containing the range of values for days, months, years.  Then loop over each array generating the required option tags for each select menu.

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The quickest method for generating a unique PIN number of 10 characters in length. We are taking the smallest part of micro-time (milliseconds), encrypting it with MD5, then shuffling the string itself. This creates a very random blend of letters and numbers.

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There appears to be a problem with PHP5 when performing a forced download of a WORD file having the extension .doc or .docx from a web page. Adding ob_clean() and flush() prior to reading the file seems to have resolved this problem. Add the following lines before reading the file from disk.

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The way to execute PHP on a .html page is to modify your .htaccess file. This file may be hidden, so depending upon your FTP program you may have to modify some settings to see it. Then you just need to add this line for .html:

Or for .htm

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This has to be one of my favorite time savers. If you’re an experienced PHP programmer you separate your common methods (aka: functions) into Class files.  Over time, this can become an organizational nightmare if your application became large. There is an easy fix for this using PHP’s spl_autoload_register.  This not so well known function… Read More

When you put UTF-8 encoded strings into an XML document you should remember that not all UTF-8 characters are accepted in an XML document You should strip away the invalid characters, else you’ll have an XML fatal parsing error tossed during parsing. It’s rather easy to accomplish this using the following function.

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Here I’m going to show you how to use PHP streams to connect to an FTP server, create a new file and place content into this file. We also need an additional stream context telling PHP to overwrite the file if it exists.  A common stumble I see in scripts like this all the time.… Read More