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get the average of a number list using an array in php

get the average of a array of numbers

12:48 am, August 21, 2019
javascript
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get the dimensions of an image with javascript

this will show the height and width of an image using javascript

5:55 am, August 13, 2019
html
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toggle div function with chevron up down toggle

showing an example of chevron toggles kinda like a manual accordion

1:19 am, August 9, 2019
css
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form checkbox replacement with large tick using label

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
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apache redirect to https ssl from normal

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
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IP Address

this uses php $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] to show your IP address

1:30 am, July 26, 2019
javascript
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js function to calculate golf scores

this function will return the score name depending on the par and strokes for golf

1:48 am, July 24, 2019
javascript
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compare non equality function

this will check if two values are not equal

11:15 pm, July 23, 2019
javascript
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compare equality function

this will check if two values are exactly equal

10:57 pm, July 23, 2019
javascript
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testing equality

showing the difference between == and === operators

5:57 am, July 22, 2019
php
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PHP Finding the position of a string in another string using strpos

$dot_location = strpos($my_string,".");

12:00 am, July 9, 2019
php
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PHP str_replace - find and replace part of a string

basic usage for the str_replace php function str_replace ( mixed $search , mixed $replace , mixed $subject)

11:52 pm, July 8, 2019
php
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Random string generator function in php suniqid

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
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Whois Lookup

1:00 am, June 24, 2019
php
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using the disk free space function in php

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
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create a mysql or sqlite current timestamp with php

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
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Cut a string when it finds a certain character with PHP

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
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validate a url using php with FILTER_VALIDATE_URL

checks if a url is valid

11:04 pm, March 28, 2019
php
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function to create a uid from html

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
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calculate a percentage (dec) difference based on two numbers

this function will show you the percentage difference between two numbers

12:13 am, March 22, 2019
php
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check if a user is logged in using sessions

4:34 am, March 20, 2019
php
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PHP MySQL vs SQLite Count Items Function

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
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How Many Days Since a Date and other Calculations

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
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Date Conversion PHP

Convert 1/1/2011 into 2011-01-01 00:00:00

10:40 pm, January 14, 2019
php
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Generate a random title from an array

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
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echo todays date and time in a nice format

This will produce some thing like this: 19 December 2018 @ 10:12

11:48 pm, December 18, 2018
core
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Core - File Structure

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
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Generate Sub menu using Core

11:09 pm, December 13, 2018
php
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page load timer class

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
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human_filesize php

function via here http://php.net/manual/en/function.filesize.php#106569

5:40 am, October 29, 2018
php
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for loop set variables $p1,$p2.. etc as blank

this will loop through and assign the variable $p1 = ""; to each in the loop

3:53 am, October 24, 2018
php
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sqlite check table name exists

check that the table name exists in a sqlite database, this function it taken from a class.

12:44 am, October 24, 2018
php
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get current class name with get_class

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
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assign array to variables in a loop

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
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generate a random color rgb code with php

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
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Regular expression breakdown regex preg_replace php

/ - 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
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replace anything in brackets in a string using preg_replace regex php

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
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for loop with a 5 increment

$css_out = "";$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
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Get Current Page URL PHP

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
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Get the document root path in php $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT']

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
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remove all of an element in a string &lt;h1&gt;

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
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get text between tags

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
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sqlite basic sql and loop results

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
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convert all images into base64 encoded

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
php
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wordpress change domain in config

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
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read and sort directory contents in php

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
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uniqid random string

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
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show response headers from file get contents

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
php
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wordpress show the page content for use in a template

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
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file get contents reads entire file into a string

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
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using parse_url to extract parts of a url

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
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basic for loop

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
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try catch test

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
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tell wordpress to use the direct file method if its asking for ftp details

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
php
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wordpress enqueue slicknav and slick slider

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
php
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wordpress include jquery in theme functions

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
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copy file

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
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some date formatting just day just month just year

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
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header type json

Changes the header to show json type content when the server requests it. header('Content-Type: application/json');

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
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wordpress use a shortcode in php gravity forms

good for using shortcodes in your wordpress templates <?php echo do_shortcode( '[gravityform id=1 title=false description=false ajax=true tabindex=49]' );?>

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
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extract meta tags from url and return as json array

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
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csv read example

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
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php get the file modified time with filemtime

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
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preg_replace ereg_replace replace all chars

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
php
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wordpress check home and not home for banners and things

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
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wordpress advanced custom fields replace shortcode for site url with blog url

Using advanced custom fields, if you know what the shortcode is and what you want to replace it with you can do so with the following. $site_url = get_site_url(); $field = get_field('template_ht..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
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using custom request headers array with curl

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
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sqlite delete data older than timestamp days

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
php
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wordpress get site url

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
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simple html dom extract attributes simplehtmldom

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
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find the 1st occurence of a string in another string

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
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pretty printing json with php

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
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extract meta tags from file or url as array

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
php
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wordpress show posts loop with feature image thumbnail

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
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random number using rand

Show me a random number between 6 and 12 echo $number = rand(6,12);

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
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search within files in a directory

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
php
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wordpress show the post content for use in a template

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 <!-- // show the post content --> <?php $my_query ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
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show errors in php with toggle

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
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wordpress register enqueue javascript require jquery

This usually goes in the theme functions file. This will load it after jquery if it requires it. wp_register_script('scriptname', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/scripts.js', array('jquery'), ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
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count the elements in an array

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
php
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wordpress get template directory

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
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check the server method post or get using php

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
Welcome

This is my test area for webdev. I keep a collection of code snippits here, mostly for my reference. Also if i find a good site, i usually add it here.

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