Month: October 2012

Remove Gmail via Field and Add mailed-by & signed-by with PHP mail()

PHP mail() is a great function to easily send emails from your website server. If you have ever used it before in action, or are currently using mail() to send out emails from your website or application, chances are you would find Gmail to be very persistent in attaching a ‘via’ field to the from …

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Disable Source > Format (Ctrl + Shift + F) in Zend Eclipse PDT

It became a total mess when I selected the entire root directory of my project and accidentally clicked Source > Format in Zend Eclipse PDT. All the files were instantly re-formatted and saved in a manner I wasn’t comfortable with and there didn’t seem any easy way to undo these changes that had been applied …

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PHP: Round to the Nearest 0.5 (1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, etc.)

The common practice of rounding, namely the round() function in PHP, is to round to the nearest decimal point, that is, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, etc. or, 10, 20, 30, etc. For example, echo round(4.25, 0); // 4 echo round(3.1415926, 2); // 3.14 echo round(299792, -3); // 300000 When I’m trying to aggregate all the customer …

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Change array() indentation and wrapped line indentation in Eclipse for PHP Developers

The default array() indentation of Eclipse for PHP Developers when you create an array seems to be 2 tabs which I think are too much. To reduce it to just 1 tab: Window => Preferences => PHP => Editor => Typing => formatter preference page => Edit… => Indentation => Default indentation of array initializers Or Window => …

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500 Internet Server Error for Incorrect Permissions after Installing suPHP and Uploading PHP Script

Many’s the time after you have uploaded some PHP script to your server and point the web browser to the address it gives 500 Internet Server Error. If you have suPHP installed this is very likely because the uploaded PHP script (files and directories) have wrong permissions set to them. With regards to Linux permissions, …

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