PHP error_log explained | How to leverage PHP logging

Imagine you’re a detective, and you’re given a case to solve. You have no idea where to start, no leads, no witnesses, and no evidence. Sounds challenging, right? Now imagine you’re given a detailed logbook, filled with events, timestamps, and crucial information about the case. Suddenly, things don’t seem so daunting. This is exactly what

phpinfo(); | How to create and run an info.php file

Imagine having a secret key that unlocks a treasure chest of information about your WordPress site. This key would allow you to optimize performance, bolster security, and even troubleshoot issues. Sounds like a dream, right? Well, it’s not. The phpinfo() function in PHP is that key. In this article, we’ll delve into the depths of

MySQL Connect | How to connect to a MySQL database

We’ve all been there. You’re excited to start a new project, you’ve got your coffee in hand, and your fingers are itching to start coding. But first, you need to connect to a database. The world of databases may seem daunting, especially if you’re a newbie developer or a startup looking to manage your data

What is OPCache? Using the PHP Op Code Cache to speed up your website

Have you ever wished your WordPress site could load up to three times faster? Well, it’s possible with the PHP OPcache system! Because WordPress is built with PHP, anything that improves PHP performance will speed up your WordPress website. Caching systems play a crucial role in improving website performance by reducing the amount of time

How to turn PHP safe mode off?

Have you ever experienced something like this? Everything is going well as you work on a PHP project until you suddenly see an error message stating that “safe mode is turned on.” It’s annoying to have your progress blocked by this unforeseen issue because you don’t know what this means or how to fix it.

How to Install PHP GD extension in cPanel? A solution for cPanel VPS and Dedicated Servers

When I was more actively involved in web development, I frequently had to install the PHP GD library on a dedicated or VPS server running cPanel. Anyone just getting started with web development who wants to add more functionality to their website is likely to encounter the error “php gd not installed” sooner or later.

How to disable the php mail() function

Are you frustrated with random PHP scripts being able to send spam from your server? If so you’re not alone. Many website administrators have this problem with PHP scripts on their server, and it can be a time consuming game of whack a mole to deal with it. There are many reasons you’d want to