There are many advantages to using dynamic URLs. As they let your webpages appear as static HTML pages, search engines are more likely to index them (some search engines get jittery at indexing dynamic pages). They're more intuitive and user-friendlier for users. It allows you to put all your content into a database and greatly reduces the number of PHP pages to maintain (I'm a big fan of separat
In PHP, sessions can keep track of authenticated in users. They are an essential building block in today's websites with big communities and a lot of user activity. Without sessions, everyone would be an anonymous visitor.
One of the most important tasks any developer needs to do often is back up their MySQL database. In many cases, the database is what drives most of the site. While most web hosts do a daily backup of a customer's database, relying on them to make backups and provide them at no cost is risky to say the least. That's why I've created a database backup function that I can call whenever I want -- inc