Using SMTP for Sending E-mail in phpBB (PHP Mail Alternative)

For security reasons, sending e-mail using the internal PHP mail() function is disabled on most of our shared servers. By default, phpBB sends e-mail via the internal PHP mail() function. You will need to switch over to using SMTP authentication for e-mails to work. phpBB has built-in settings that allow you to control whether phpBB […]

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WordPress – Switch to Sending Email via SMTP (PHP Mail Alternative)

For security reasons, sending e-mail using the internal PHP mail() function is disabled on most of our shared servers. Default WordPress installations rely on the mail() function to send e-mail to you and your blog users. You will need to switch over to using SMTP authentication for e-mails to work. As there are no settings […]

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Ubuntu and PHP 5 “mcrypt extension is missing” error

After installing lamp-server or the individual php5-mcrypt package, you may come across the following error (e.g. in phpMyAdmin): The mcrypt extension is missing. Please check your PHP configuration. The problem is simply because the module is not enabled by default after installation. To enable, execute: sudo php5enmod mcrypt and then restart the Apache server using: […]

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PHP Mail Function Disabled on Shared Web Hosting

We had previously decided to disable the mail function because the mail() function was often used by malicious users on our network to send spam and other unsolicited e-mails. We recommend our customers to use an e-mail library in order to send e-mails, and there are many in which to choose from. CodeIgniter Framework. If […]

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Steps to change the date.timezone value in PHP

The most basic web development scripting language used to develop and implement logic into a HTML web page with object oriented language programming support called PHP. PHP is also called as Hypertext processor and it is a powerful tool for making dynamic and interactive Web pages. It is a server side scripting language where scripts […]

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VPS Hosting setup Qs

Q. What is included in a VPS hosting plan ? :- The only programs that come pre-installed and set up on each of our VPS hosting plans are: * The Operating System * Anything included with a basic install of that Operating System * The webserver for that Operating System (e.g. Apache on Linux, IIS […]

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