CORS stands for Cross-Origin Resource Sharing. For most scenarios, what it does is let you use Javascript to make HTTP requests to a different domain. It is a very important security feature but is a useful thing to enable if you have the need for…
I am trying to make a get request using file_get_contents and I want to get back the HTTP headers from the response along with the content body. Whenever I try to provide the headers to the function, I get the error "file_get_contents() expects parameter 3…
reCaptcha is a smart captcha system that will help prevent spammers from submitting junk data using forms on your website. The system works very well and is relatively simple to implement. This guide will show you how to setup and configure reCaptcha with PHP. In…
This should be a relatively simple task to achieve in most scenarios, there are circumstances where it is not. This guide will show you what you need to do to make custom meta boxes appear above the default WordPress editor in the admin area. When…
By default, the page post type in wordpress will not have comments enabled. Chances are your theme already has support for them, so it should be a simple case of editing the page within the Wordpress admin area to fix. Here is how to enable…
Performing analysis on content that a user is typing is a common requirement for interfaces. A simple word counter, for example, will need to bind to an event so that it can scan the text when the user has modified the data. There are ways…
Reading a File over FTP is a common scenario. Best case scenario, the file is JSON and you can very easily convert it to a C# object using the serializer. What happens when it is XML? Converting it to a model requires a little more…
FTP (File transfer protocol) is a common method of storing and transferring files over the internet. Consuming a file from an FTP in C# is a very easy process and is something you may frequently find yourself needing to perform when dealing with online file…
I have a stream reader inside a using block of code in C#. Do I need to call reader. Close as part of this to close off the process and allow GC to clean up any memory or does it happen on its own? Here…