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php
get current url with php
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this checks is $_SERVER['HTTPS'] is set and $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] to construct the current url

11:54 am, April 21, 2021
php
list a functions variables or arguments
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i think this has to be used within the function to get its arguments, i have not tested this one yet.

12:12 am, April 21, 2021
php
php list all the functions in a class
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this should return in an array the methods or functions for a class

3:27 am, April 20, 2021
php
php print an array nicely
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this works for variables and arrays

3:14 am, April 20, 2021
php
add a toast alert when logging in with half moon
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example of adding a document dom ready wait and then the script that launches a new toast message just adapting a php cms using halfmoon as the ui, its quite nice.  a bit bright in non dark mod..

6:19 am, April 7, 2021
php
dont use md5 for password hashing using password_hash and password_verify
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apparently md5 is not the best method for password hashing, you should use the php functions  password_hash(); and then  password_verify(); to verify the hash matches PHP password_hash..

5:09 am, April 7, 2021
php
php basic page router
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this php page router while pretty basic does the job for this site. it takes all the query string and splits it with the / into $p variables you will also need the following nginx or similar page rew..

12:29 am, April 4, 2021
javascript
minutes to decimal calculator javascript version
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trying to do a more simple version of this post. https://kruxor.com/view/code/NIjAQ/quick-tool-to-convert-time-into-decimal/  the php version requires post back to the server, so i think this c..

11:38 pm, March 7, 2021
php
checking for spam comments function
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with this function, you can scan through your incoming comments and check them for keywords the function will scan through the comment text and then provide you with a score as you get more spam com..

5:27 am, February 10, 2021
linux
change file permissions to -rw-rw-r--
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When adding a new php template file, it adds it under the www-data user with the file permissions set to -rw-r--r-- so its not remotely editable. Use chmod 664 to change it to -rw-rw-r-- chmod 664 ca..

8:39 am, February 6, 2021
php
calculate a percentage (dec) difference based on two numbers
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I wrote this function a while ago, but im not actually sure what its suppost to do, so ill test it here and see what it returns. I think after running this function it returns the differents in perce..

8:35 am, February 6, 2021
javascript
Adding HTML Templates into TinyMCE Editor
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This can be very useful if you are using the tinymce editor on your site and want to be able to add simple or complex html templates. Here is how to do it: Add this to your tinymce init Javascrip..

12:14 am, February 5, 2021
Testing
Testing
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test <p>test</p> x .my-selector{ value:1px;} HTML <table></table> CSS .css{} Javascript function test() { console.log('test'); } PHP a = 1; x x

11:42 pm, February 2, 2021
site bugs
change images to upload file also to imgur [reported]
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may also create a seperate db to store imgur image links? can update the source_link in the current images to link to the imgur version. I remember i did this a while ago but cant remember the code ..

8:48 am, January 23, 2021
site bugs
install codemirror for textareas [added]
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i think rather than editing all the code using just a plain textarea element it might be nice to have codemirror format them nicer https://stackoverflow.com/questions/21085170/codemirror-how-to-insta..

8:24 am, January 22, 2021
site bugs
add a youtube video preloader function, lazy load youtube [fixed]
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I noticed that this list page: https://kruxor.com/list/rs3_efficient_skill/ Loads about 29 (well exactly 29) youtube video embeds and was wondering if there was an easy way to replace these iframes w..

2:58 am, January 21, 2021
php
explode a string into an array
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This uses the php explode function to split a string into an array based on a delimiter character. I always forget which order this goes in.

5:19 am, January 13, 2021
javascript
checking the current url and then marking a link active based on that url
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i want a script that can check the current page uri and then match it to a list of links to be able to add an active class that survives page reloading So here we go... 1. Get the current page url. ..

1:32 am, January 13, 2021
php
using gzdeflate on a string php
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yes you can actually run compression on a string to save space and then uncompress it at the other end...

11:32 am, January 12, 2021
site bugs
linking search results to view pages [finished] 🤣
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I was thinking it might be useful to link the search term to the page, so that it can be found more easily using that search. For example, Link this search text (somehow) to the post page and display..

2:44 am, January 12, 2021
css
make labels or badges look better
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How to make these look better. The labels are used in the list items to show a small version of the category or sometimes the view count for a list item. How they look currently Dark Mode Ligh..

6:09 am, December 31, 2020
php
include tinymce only if a user is logged into the site
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For google page speed i had an issue when every page was loading tinymce, which is quite a large script. I only actually use this script when editing pages, so this is the change i made to only inser..

5:44 am, December 23, 2020
wordpress
adding pagination to custom wp_query
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you can add this to your custom wp_query making sure your query also has the paging passed through to it

12:29 am, December 4, 2020
wordpress
add paging to wp list query
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this is a raw template with list query for specific category names and also includes paging, if the post number is greater than 8 posts in the included categories. 

11:37 pm, December 1, 2020
wordpress
list items from blog and filter by category name
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this is a bit raw, but shows the $args = array('category_name' => 'Categy Name 1','Categy Name 2','Categy Name 3' => 8, 'paged' => $paged ); for querying the category_name to do multiple pro..

3:03 am, November 18, 2020
php
Quick tool to convert time into decimal
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I needed a quick tool that can convert say 20 minutes into decimal, as im doing this a lot these days. Here is what i come up with, well you can google it as well and that works, but this form is a bi..

12:55 am, November 16, 2020
wordpress
match a category id in wordpress and then add styles just for that id
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this is in template-parts/content.php which may be different based on your theme or version of wordpress.  you can locate the category id in wordpress by going into categories and then clicking ..

6:20 am, September 29, 2020
php
generating all css colours with php?
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I was looking at doing this just to generate all css colours, i think the only issue is there is a lot! You can do this with rgb(0,0,0) all the way up to rgb(255,255,255) how many seperate colours is..

12:13 am, September 25, 2020
php
php countries array to dropdown form element
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here we generate a form dropdown from a php countries array using the country code as the name of the form option

1:40 am, September 22, 2020
wordpress
get the current post id from content.php
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this should assign the current wordpress post id to $post_id, from template-parts/content.php if you want to show it, just echo the $post_id

6:07 am, September 21, 2020
windows
search a zip file with windows command prompt and 7zip
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if you ever need to search for a file in a zip file this is how to do it (in windows). Also you will need to install 7zip Open a command prompt CTRL+R and type cmd cd C:\Program Files\7-Zip 7z l c..

1:09 pm, September 8, 2020
php
Fix for Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function file_get_dom() simplehtmldom simple_html_dom
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This error is caused due to a function name change in the simple_html_dom.php library if you are using an older one and upgrading to the never version, you can see it in the change log here: https://s..

1:08 am, August 26, 2020
php
Fixing PHP SQLite database is locked warning - Unable to execute statement: database is locked
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Apparently this error is caused by not closing the database after using it.  Warning: SQLite3::query(): Unable to execute statement: database is locked. You can close the database using the fol..

12:24 am, August 26, 2020
php
simple usage for php password_hash
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password_hash is used to generate a hash for a password. using this in its simple form can be good for generating a hash from some text like the following code.

1:06 pm, August 25, 2020
core
What is Core?
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17 Aug 20 core is php content management system where the content is editable from the front end of the site, so there is no real back end to this system. i designed it to be easily extended so every..

6:52 am, August 17, 2020
php
change string to capital words ucwords
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This will change an upper case or lower case, or mixed case string to uc words. Example with this page title

6:08 am, July 21, 2020
php
change upper case case string to lower case (uppercase, lowercase)
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this can change a lower case or any case into upper case using the str to upper php function Example

6:02 am, July 21, 2020
php
convert a string to uppercase with php
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use this function to convert a lower case or sentence case string into its uppercase form

12:31 am, July 14, 2020
php
php substr return part of a string
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good if you want to .. return part of a string

2:35 am, July 13, 2020
php
php countries array
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country codes to country names array in php

11:09 pm, July 12, 2020
javascript
loading content into fancybox modal using ajax
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This loads content into a fancybox modal using an ajax request so you can specify a url to load into the modal when the button is clicked

4:30 am, June 5, 2020
javascript
javascript isset equivalent
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i was just looking for an equivalent to the isset in php for javascript, i was initially using .length but this can still cause errors so i found this solution. if (typeof my_var !== 'undefined') {}

6:39 am, May 19, 2020
php
check if a timestamp is older than one hour
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this will check if the timestamp string is less or more than one hour old.

1:24 pm, May 4, 2020
wordpress
Add a post date to your custom wordpress post listing
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this is an example using: get_the_date: this one gets the post date the_excerpt: which gets the .. excerpt or summary text from the post and get_the_post_thumbnail_url which gets the image from th..

5:49 am, May 4, 2020
php
making var_dump look nice
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i was var_dumping an array the other day, and it comes out like a massive string you cant read. a fast way to make this readable is just to add some pre tags to it.

4:16 am, May 4, 2020
nginx
Nginx Server Block with Rewrite
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Nginx Server Block with Rewrite Here is a basic nginx server block with rewrite to the index.php file. So it takes all the parameters and passes them into the index, into the variable $p or $_GE..

11:16 pm, March 29, 2020
css
pulsating dots - glow glowing
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a column of pulsing dots using css keyframes animation

5:47 am, March 13, 2020
html
load a youtube video in a fancybox modal
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With just a couple of lines of js and html you can load your video links in a modal lightbox. Get the latest version of the fancybox scripts (just the links) from here: https://cdnjs.com/libraries/fa..

10:46 pm, March 2, 2020
css
using css linear gradient for background overlays
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a few examples using css linear gradient for the background

12:34 am, February 17, 2020
wordpress
wordpress get page content to display on template page
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gets the page content and displays it on a template, this must use the post loop as shown in the code.

11:11 pm, February 3, 2020
javascript
ES6 Nested Object Example
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extracting variables from a nested object with new variable names

1:09 am, February 3, 2020
javascript
ES5 vs ES6 Object Example
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here you can see the syntax changes between ES5 vs ES6 Object declaration, you can still access the values in the same way.

12:41 am, February 3, 2020
javascript
Use Recursion to Return a Range Array
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using recursion to return a range array between the two numbers added

11:38 pm, February 2, 2020
javascript
Use Recursion to Count Down
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just a slight change to the count up version of this, using unshift rather than push to the array.

10:29 pm, February 2, 2020
javascript
Use Recursion to Count Up
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10:20 pm, February 2, 2020
javascript
Get the documentURI with JS
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This function gets the current document URI assigns it to the variable documentURI so it can be reused and shows it in the result area once you click on run function.

10:06 pm, January 28, 2020
jquery
jquery document ready with foundation init as well
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here is a jquery document ready that also loads the foundation js library. im not sure if the document foundation needs to be loaded in the document ready, but this way seems to work.

1:20 am, December 16, 2019
css
center something with css not using flex
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This is how you can center something in another element if you dont want to use the flex method.  You will need the relative position on the outer element, and the absolute on the center one unl..

12:56 am, December 13, 2019
php
php mysql table exists function
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this checks if a mysql table already exists in the selected database and returns true or false

4:25 am, December 2, 2019
php
how to display a php file as html with php
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you can use the following function to show a php source file as html

3:50 am, December 2, 2019
jquery
jquery add a click function if the window size is greater than target_width
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this function will add a click event to the target if the window size is greater than the target_width

2:03 am, December 2, 2019
javascript
js using recursion to create a range of numbers
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in this we will create a function that calls its self to add to an array a range of numbers

4:25 am, November 25, 2019
php
php convert date now into a sql timestamp
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an easy way to get the current date from php into a mysql or sql timestamp format, this uses the server time

12:43 am, November 25, 2019
html
add google captcha to enable and disable a form button
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This will check if the google checkbox is checked and then enable or disable the form button depending on the outcome. This is just a basic version of this check, you should also check that the captu..

12:14 am, November 12, 2019
php
Generate a Random User Name
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a function that will generate a random user name from a list of user names

11:33 pm, November 11, 2019
windows
Using Node to get a Web Dev Environment with livereload up and running
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this is how i get a live reloading dev environment up and running on my windows pc's using node , npm and browsersync.

12:38 am, November 11, 2019
javascript
Using the Spread Operator to Evaluate Arrays In-Place Tests
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My tests using the Spread Operator rather than the apply function. In the 1st function show_max_array i use the apply operator to convert the array into comma seperated values. In the show_max_array..

1:02 am, October 14, 2019
javascript
Using the rest operator to pass in a variable amount of arguments
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If you don't know how many parameters you will need in your function you can use the rest operator to pass them in. ...

5:49 am, October 1, 2019
javascript
Default Parameters for Functions
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You can pass in default parameters for functions so that if the function is used with no parameter it will use the default one.

5:23 am, October 1, 2019
javascript
Complex Arrow Function Example
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Here is an example using a Complex or Higher Order arrow function, which slightly reduces the amount of code lines used. This should return the square root of all positive integers passed into it.

5:14 am, October 1, 2019
javascript
Writing Arrow Functions with Parameters
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you can pass parameters to arrow functions as well as shown in the following demo, these functions are only meant to be used once where normal functions can be re-used.

12:36 am, October 1, 2019
javascript
using arrow functions to convert small functions into one line statement functions
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in this exercise i will take a function variable and write it in one line using the arrow function

12:09 am, October 1, 2019
javascript
Prevent Object Mutation
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This shows how you can lock an object so its content cannot be modified. if you comment out the line Object.freeze(my_object); it will allow it to be modified again.

11:16 pm, September 30, 2019
javascript
Changing an array declared with const
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a const means that you cannot re-declare the variable name, but you can still mutate an array content that is declared as a const. so you can see in the following example that even though the array is..

6:17 am, September 30, 2019
php
return a state name from an australian postcode
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this will return an australian state code based on the postcode, so you can enter a valid postcode and see which state it belongs too. e.g: 2000 should return NSW

11:25 pm, September 29, 2019
javascript
using let and const example
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This example uses let and const rather than just vars, let can only be declaired once rather than overwritten like vars and const is a read only variable so it cant be changed. 

4:55 am, September 27, 2019
javascript
using let rather than var
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Using let rather than var and use strict can avoid some overwriting of variables i will write a function here that shows how let throws an error. This function now gives an error in the console. Uncau..

4:18 am, September 27, 2019
javascript
Use Multiple Conditional (Ternary) Operators
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I actually find if then statements much easier to read than these ones, but these seem more efficient. 

3:18 am, September 27, 2019
javascript
js - Use the Conditional (Ternary) Operator
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this statement can be used instead of if this else that statements. to me it makes it look a bit more complex when reading it. this is the basic syntax. condition ? statement-if-true : statement-if-fa..

6:23 am, September 24, 2019
javascript
Use the parseInt Function with a Radix
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This is the same as the parseint function, but you can also specify a base for the number which can be between 2 - 36. 2 is binary. Zeros and Ones. I think base 10 is the normal numbering system, but ..

6:14 am, September 24, 2019
javascript
Using parseInt in a function to return an integer or not
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this function uses the parseInt function to return a proper integer or an error code if it can't. So this demo should return NaN for the Not an Int (x1235) and The int for the 00001235. I think that N..

5:57 am, September 24, 2019
javascript
Generate Random Whole Numbers within a Range
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My testing for generating a random whole number within a range... 🤞 While the solution here works, it just loops until it gets a random number that is lower than the max, so not sure if this is th..

5:15 am, September 24, 2019
javascript
split a string into an array using split javascript
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this will split the string into an array based on the spaces inbetween words. you can split it based on any character, for example if you had words in csv comma format you could use the second example..

4:47 am, September 16, 2019
javascript
get the current url in javascript
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this will get the current address add it to a variable and show it on the result element

3:47 am, September 13, 2019
css
Custom 12 Grid using CSS Grid
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For a while i have been using frameworks for their easy grid systems, like foundation and bootstrap. I guess this is a bit lazy and very bloated as you are loading the full css library and using about..

2:19 am, September 6, 2019
html
template for testing and live reloading html files
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this is a template that i use while testing flat html files, if you add it to a server it will live reload. this does seem to cause issues depending on the site that is is used on, like reloading all ..

3:27 am, September 4, 2019
css
Radial Click Effect
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shows the radial click effect like in the material design, so when you click a button it will show a click at that area with a nice animation. Uses CSS and javascript to generate this effect.

1:13 am, September 4, 2019
js
Generate Random Whole Numbers with JavaScript Function
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generate a random whole number function with test buttons

6:20 am, August 26, 2019
js
Generate Random Fractions with JavaScript
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generate a random fraction and add it to result when clicking a button

6:09 am, August 26, 2019
javascript
FCC - Basic: Profile Lookup
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my solution to the FCC Basic js Profile Lookup, with added results area and button to run the function. json, array

5:38 am, August 26, 2019
bat
copy a file when the date of the source is newer than the destination
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using xcopy and a loop i found this is a good way to make sure that changes in one file make their way across to another location using a windows batch file. this one loops every 5 seconds, i think yo..

3:27 am, August 26, 2019
javascript
Do While Loop
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showing how to use a do while loop, i don't use these ones very often usually just a for loop.

11:26 pm, August 25, 2019
php
get the average of a number list using an array in php
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get the average of a array of numbers

12:48 am, August 21, 2019
javascript
get the dimensions of an image with javascript
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this will show the height and width of an image using javascript

5:55 am, August 13, 2019
html
toggle div function with chevron up down toggle
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showing an example of chevron toggles kinda like a manual accordion

1:19 am, August 9, 2019
css
form checkbox replacement with large tick using label
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this is good if you want to change a form checkbox with the default and show a fancy tick or something else, this will still check the checkbox so will work normally as the form element

2:15 am, August 7, 2019
apache
apache redirect to https ssl from normal
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good if you have apache and access to htaccess file to redirect requests to https version of the site. this one also includes a rewrite to index.php so if you don't need this remove the last line.

1:20 am, July 31, 2019
php
IP Address
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this uses php $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] to show your IP address

1:30 am, July 26, 2019
javascript
js function to calculate golf scores
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this function will return the score name depending on the par and strokes for golf

1:48 am, July 24, 2019
javascript
compare non equality function
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this will check if two values are not equal

11:15 pm, July 23, 2019
javascript
compare equality function
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this will check if two values are exactly equal

10:57 pm, July 23, 2019
javascript
testing equality
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showing the difference between == and === operators

5:57 am, July 22, 2019
php
PHP Finding the position of a string in another string using strpos
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$dot_location = strpos($my_string,"."); The first version of this does not seem to work in all cases, so i have updated this with a working version here.

12:00 am, July 9, 2019
php
PHP str_replace - find and replace part of a string
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basic usage for the str_replace php function str_replace ( mixed $search , mixed $replace , mixed $subject)

11:52 pm, July 8, 2019
php
Random string generator function in php suniqid
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Here is a a smaller version of the built in php function uniqid() uses letters and numbers and specify the length of the random string.

1:13 am, July 3, 2019
tools
Whois Lookup
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1:00 am, June 24, 2019
php
using the disk free space function in php
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here is a built in php function that will show the amount of free space available on your server.

1:33 am, June 7, 2019
php
create a mysql or sqlite current timestamp with php
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just in case you need to create a CURRENT_TIMESTAMP using php, this formats the current date into the following.

5:45 am, May 27, 2019
php
Cut a string when it finds a certain character with PHP
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ok so lets say we have a string like this: Hi there im a string. I am also part of the same string. And we want to shorten the above string into just:  Hi there im a string. This is what i wo..

5:30 am, April 17, 2019
php
validate a url using php with FILTER_VALIDATE_URL
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checks if a url is valid

11:04 pm, March 28, 2019
php
function to create a uid from html
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this function converts a html string into a uid or unique id type string, its not actually unique, but its a string that can be used to make the title of something that contains html into a usable str..

12:44 am, March 22, 2019
php
calculate a percentage (dec) difference based on two numbers
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this function will show you the percentage difference between two numbers

12:13 am, March 22, 2019
php
PHP MySQL vs SQLite Count Items Function
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I have been writing a few functions using sqlite and mysql. There are a couple of slight differences which can be seen in this count items_function.

3:40 am, February 25, 2019
php
How Many Days Since a Date and other Calculations
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Here i calculate the number of days since a certain date in php and use the values for checking how much something costs per day.  Start Date Lets add the date that the item was purchaced. In d..

12:27 am, February 11, 2019
php
Date Conversion PHP
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Convert 1/1/2011 into 2011-01-01 00:00:00

10:40 pm, January 14, 2019
php
Generate a random title from an array
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give this an array of strings and it will pick a random one to return from the array.

1:34 am, December 19, 2018
php
echo todays date and time in a nice format
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This will produce some thing like this: 19 December 2018 @ 10:12

11:48 pm, December 18, 2018
core
Core - File Structure
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Core works on the following directory structure: //class//class/extends//css//db//images//import//inc//lib//pages//templates/ all of the core structure is fairly self explanitory core.class.php can..

11:38 pm, December 13, 2018
php
Generate Sub menu using Core
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11:09 pm, December 13, 2018
php
page load timer class
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usage: $page_timer = new page_timer; // at the start of your code echo $page_timer->end(); // at the end of your code.

12:17 am, October 30, 2018
php
human_filesize php
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function via here http://php.net/manual/en/function.filesize.php#106569

5:40 am, October 29, 2018
php
for loop set variables $p1,$p2.. etc as blank
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this will loop through and assign the variable $p1 = ""; to each in the loop

3:53 am, October 24, 2018
php
sqlite check table name exists
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check that the table name exists in a sqlite database, this function it taken from a class.

12:44 am, October 24, 2018
php
get current class name with get_class
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This will return the current class name, can be used in side a function of the current class object or give it another object name to return. class myclass {function myfunction() {echo get_class($thi..

3:37 am, October 22, 2018
php
assign array to variables in a loop
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this will assign all items in the array to variables $p1,$p2.. etc. $p = "/1/2/3/4/5/"; $page_array = explode("/",$p); foreach ($page_array as $key => $value) { if($value > "") { ${"p".$pc..

5:36 am, October 17, 2018
php
generate a random color rgb code with php
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this code will generate a random color every time its loaded using the rand function in php and generate something like this. .random-color { color:rgb(111,222,111); } PHP Code <?php ..

12:07 am, October 17, 2018
php
Regular expression breakdown regex preg_replace php
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/ - opening delimiter (necessary for regular expressions, can be any character that doesn't appear in the regular expression \( - Match an opening parenthesis [^)]+ - Match 1 or more character that..

1:39 am, September 21, 2018
php
replace anything in brackets in a string using preg_replace regex php
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Lets say we have a string like this hi there im a string (not really a string). and we want to remove this bit (not really a string) We can do this using the following regex (preg_replace) $strin..

1:17 am, September 21, 2018
php
for loop with a 5 increment
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$css_out = "";$max_width = "50";for($i=0; $i<=$max_width; $i = $i + 5) {$css_out .= ".m".$i."{margin:".$i."px;}";}return $css_out;

2:45 am, September 17, 2018
php
Get Current Page URL PHP
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There is a few methods of getting this but here is a simple one. Replacing the http or https manually.  $current_url = "http://$_SERVER[HTTP_HOST]$_SERVER[REQUEST_URI]"; Here is a more complex ..

2:19 am, September 4, 2018
php
Get the document root path in php $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT']
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I ususally use this one if i am linking to files in the server document root folder rather than specifying ../directory/include.file.php i will use something like this:  $document_root = $_..

12:23 am, September 4, 2018
php
remove all of an element in a string &lt;h1&gt;
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good if you want to remove all of the instances of an element in a string like if you have a <h1> tag in your string and want to remove it you can use the following code. $additional = "some te..

6:25 am, August 31, 2018
php
get text between tags
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Using DOMDocument you can get strings between tags Useful if you are processing raw html files with php function getTextBetweenTags($string, $tagname){ $d = new DOMDocument(); $d->load..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
sqlite basic sql and loop results
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basic loop through sql results using sqlite and php $sql = "select $field_name from $db_table_name"; $out = ""; $result = $db->query($sql); if($result) { while($row = $result->fetchA..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
convert all images into base64 encoded
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if you have a bunch of html with inline image links this will convert them into base64 images inline. <?php $html = "my html string with multiple image tags..."; $dom = new DOMD..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress change domain in config
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When moving wordpress sites around the place its usually easiest to change the domain like this. add these to your wp-config.php file define('WP_HOME','http://newsite.com'); define('WP_SITEURL','ht..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
read and sort directory contents in php
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if you need to read in the contents of a directory in php and sort it by date header('Content-Type: application/json'); $dir = "./html/"; $file_type = ".html"; $out = ""; $files_array[] = ""; ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
uniqid random string
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Here is a smaller implimentation of the built in uniqid() function. Good if you want to generate smaller unique strings for url's uniqid example suniqid(5) function suniqid($len = 5) { $..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
show response headers from file get contents
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this will show the http_response_header when using file get contents, can be useful for seeing what the server is doing. $contents = @file_get_contents($url); echo "<pre>"; var_dump($http_re..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress show the page content for use in a template
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if you are using page templates in wordpress and need to show content from wordpress this is the easiest method. This only works for wordpress "pages" not blog "posts". For showing blog posts you will..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
file get contents reads entire file into a string
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you can use the file_get_contents function to read a file or a web address usage get a url content $homepage = file_get_contents('http://www.example.com/'); echo $homepage; get a file con..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
using parse_url to extract parts of a url
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Category: PHP the parse_url php function will split a url into an array of url fragments $url = "http://kruxor.com/path/?argument=value#anchor"; var_dump(parse_url($url)); parse_url example ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
basic for loop
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I know i always forget this so ill add it here, see if i can remember it. This should count to 10 Out 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
try catch test
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try and catch example try { //enter code to catch file_get_contents($link); } catch(Exception $ex){ //Process the exception $page_content .= "Unable to process : $link"; }

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
tell wordpress to use the direct file method if its asking for ftp details
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this usually happens if the permissions on the wordpress wp-content folder are not correct or writable. check the permissions are correct: (this is for apache, the user names might be different che..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress enqueue slicknav and slick slider
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add this to your theme scripts functions file here is the full one from HTML5 Blank // Load HTML5 Blank scripts (header.php) function html5blank_header_scripts() { if ($GLOBALS['pagenow'] != ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress include jquery in theme functions
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Add this to your themes functions.php file, to include your own version of jquery. if (!is_admin()) add_action("wp_enqueue_scripts", "jquery_enqueue", 11); function jquery_enqueue() { wp_deregi..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
copy file
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The copy() function copies a file. This function returns TRUE on success and FALSE on failure. echo copy("source.txt","target.txt");

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
some date formatting just day just month just year
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Useful if you need to get PHP to return parts of the date. The date today in number format $date_today = date("d"); e.g: 21 Todays month name $month_name = date("F"); e.g: July ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
header type json
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Changes the header to show json type content when the server requests it. header('Content-Type: application/json');

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress use a shortcode in php gravity forms
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good for using shortcodes in your wordpress templates

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
extract meta tags from url and return as json array
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this will download the url and extract its meta tags returning a json encoded string, with json headers. If the url is accessable. <?php header('Content-Type: application/json'); if(!isset($..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
csv read example
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Not sure if this is the best or correct way of handling CSV file imports, but it worked for me. here is an example of opening a csv and importing the content into a class, you will need to create ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
php get the file modified time with filemtime
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Good for reading the modified time of files with php... echo date("F d Y H:i:s.",filemtime("html/php-get-the-file-modified-time-with-filemtime.html")); will output

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
preg_replace ereg_replace replace all chars
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This will replace all characters that are not A-Z a-z 0-9 and - $uid = preg_replace("/[^A-Za-z0-9\-]/", '', $uid);

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress check home and not home for banners and things
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this quick function will check if the page is home or not good if you want something on the other pages and something just on the home page in the header or that kind of thing. i have tested this i..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
using custom request headers array with curl
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this function passes in an array with custom request headers to curl, good if you need to pass in some headers to request an api url and give it an auth key or something like that. Also added to the a..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
sqlite delete data older than timestamp days
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good if you need to delete data older than a certain date, i tested this and it seems to delete data older than 2 days but might have had the time stamp incorrect or something. DELETE FROM $db_tabl..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress get site url
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good for using in templates in case the site is moved <?php echo get_site_url(); ?> Usage Example (css) using inline styles in a template file <style> .class { background:url("<?p..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
simple html dom extract attributes simplehtmldom
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this is if you have an element as follows, and you want to extract attributes from it. <img class="an-image-wow" src="image.jpg" data-image="data-image.jpg" alt="my alt tag"> list all its ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
find the 1st occurence of a string in another string
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do a case-sensitive search for a string within another string strpos mixed strpos ( string $haystack , mixed $needle [, int $offset = 0 ] ) usage find the 1st location of a string position within a..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
pretty printing json with php
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nice if you are working with json string data and just want to be able to read through the structure without copy pasting it somewhere else. $json_string = json_encode($data, JSON_PRETTY_PRINT);

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
extract meta tags from file or url as array
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php has a built in function that can be used to extract the meta tags from a page url into an array. usage just pass it a url, if you call this file meta.php. usage: meta.php?url=http://my-url.co..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress show posts loop with feature image thumbnail
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this is surprisingly hard to find code that lists all blog posts in a template with the feature image that does not use an additional plugin. you shouldnt need a plugin to do this as its already built..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
random number using rand
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Show me a random number between 6 and 12 echo $number = rand(6,12);

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
search within files in a directory
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During my quest to create a semi-static site that is searchable and fast to load. I thought while loading all of this content in with ajax and such that it would be interesting if i could do a text ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress show the post content for use in a template
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if you are looking to show the page content in a template you can find that here. This will show all posts in the selected category Modified source from here

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
show errors in php with toggle
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Toggle showing errors in php if your server is configured not to show them, good for testing. If you dont have this enabled it will usually just show a 500 error with no details of where the error o..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
count the elements in an array
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seems easy, if you need to know the amount of elements in an array this is how you do it. good if you need to know where the end of an array is. code <pre> <?php $array = [ "yo", ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
js
parallax js scroll testing
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Update: the demo on this one seems a bit broken, i have to fix it! :) you can view a working demo here: https://codepen.io/kruxor/pen/PpGLRG This is one that i had a demo of on codepen, and then code..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
js
jquery clone and append elements
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This jquery function clones an element and appends it to another one.  Here is the basic code: $( ".clone-me" ).clone().appendTo( ".append-me" );I also updated this to work with just raw js, so..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
css
truncate text long titles with text overflow ellipsis
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this one can be useful for fitting text into smaller places without it looking broken. text-overflow: ellipsis; this basically adds the 3 dots where the end of the text used to be... Also if you are ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
css
margin padding framework
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Just a quick margin and padding framework that i came up with, to make margins padding and basic styles a bit quicker.

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress get template directory
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Get the current theme directory, good for use in wordpress templates. <?php echo get_template_directory_uri(); ?> Usage Example To link to an image located in the theme directory <..

6:18 am, August 31, 2018
php
check the server method post or get using php
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Here is a basic usage method for checking if the server is in post or get mode. most normal pages are served in get mode. You can send data back to a page using get by adding variables to the string ..

6:17 am, August 31, 2018
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