Show more/less without stripping Html tags in JavaScript/jQuery

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I want to implement readmore/less feature. i.e I will be having html content and I am going to show first few characters from that content and there will be a read more link in front of it. I am …

Smarty permissions problems

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Smarty is complaining about permissions. I’ve written a small mvc framework for a project I’m working on and I need to be able to render templates in each controller. I went ahead and followed the …

How to pass extra variables in URL with WordPress

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I am having trouble trying to pass an extra variable in the url to my WordPress installation. For example /news?c=123 For some reason, it works only on the website root www.example.com?c=123 but it …

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Quickest Way to Read First Line from File

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What’s the quickest, easiest way to read the first line only from a file? I know you can use file, but in my case there’s no point in wasting the time loading the whole file. Preferably a one-liner.

PHP Framework vs Content Management System

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How would you explain the difference between a PHP Framework and a CMS (like Wordpress) to someone who is very technically savvy, mostly on hardware/networking, but does little or no programming? As …

PHP: Change only a portion of a URL string?

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I’m working on a small hoppy project where I want to replace a specific page on a URL. Let me explain: I’ve got the URL http://www.example.com/article/paragraph/low/ I want to keep the URL but …

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Parse inline CSS values with Regex?

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I have such an inline CSS like this color:#777;font-size:16px;font-weight:bold;left:214px;position:relative;top:70px The CSS may end with a semicolon “;” or not. It also can contain extra space …

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More efficient query in mysql

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I want to know how do they do a query with only one textbox in the page, but the current text in the text box can be used as a parameter for the query. I’m currently using the query below but I don’t …

Preserve key order (stable sort) when sorting with PHP’s uasort

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This question is actually inspired from another one here on SO and I wanted to expand it a bit. Having an associative array in PHP is it possible to sort its values, but where the values are equal to …

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Difference between “not equal” operators and != in PHP

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In PHP, is there any difference between the != and operators? In the manual, it states: $a != $b Not equal TRUE if $a is not equal to $b after type juggling. $a $b Not …