PHP Site Search Made Easy

2010-05-25T22:12:25+00:00 March 30th, 2008|PHP|

When users want to find information on your website, they first look for a search box. Failing that, they head back to Google - potentially finding a competing site and taking their business elsewhere, or simply becoming frustrated with your service. But implementing effective search doesn't have to be hard. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to build a basic site-specific web search in just five lines of code, using the Yahoo! APIs.

Installing and Configuring Drupal 6.1

2010-05-25T22:13:34+00:00 March 24th, 2008|PHP|

One of the most popular CMSs is Drupal, partly because it offers all of the aforesaid features, and partly because developers familiar with PHP (the language used by Drupal) can modify the functioning and appearance of almost every aspect of Drupal. The latest series of Drupal, version 6.x, provides improvements and brand-new features in a variety of areas: installation, administration, human language support, theme management, security, performance, and more.