Get random jokes with PHP using Joke API

A joke is a display of humor in which words are used within a specific and well-defined narrative structure to make people laugh and is usually not meant to be taken seriously.... Read more »

Using Authentication Header with file_get_contents in PHP

In PHP, file_get_contents() function is commonly used to get content of a file or a url and it works like a charm in normal scenario. If in case, the URL or file... Read more »

Simple HTML parser using PHP

A simple PHP HTML DOM parser written in PHP5+, supports invalid HTML, and provides a very easy way to find, extract and modify the HTML elements of the DOM. jQuery like syntax... Read more »

Random Quotes Generator using PHP API

The following source code demonstrates a simple PHP API to get random quote. We simply need to make a GET request to the API endpoint : https://api.quotable.io/random and we will get a... Read more »

QR Code Reader using PHP Library

In this article, we are going through a PHP library to detect and decode QR-codes. Installing QR Code Reader/Decoder PHP Library The recommended method of installing this library is via Composer. We... Read more »

Convert Number into words using PHP

In this article, we are going to learn to convert number into words using PHP. We have a PHP function which simply returns the word for the corresponding numeric value passed to... Read more »

Prevent Too Many Request From a Client using PHP

In certain scenarios, we might need to make sure that a client is not allowed to request a page for multiple number of times within a period of time. The following sample... Read more »

Extract all Links from a Webpage using PHP

The following is a simple PHP script to extract all links from a webpage : <h1 style="text-align:center;">Extract All Links from a Webpage using PHP</h1> <hr> <?php function getAllLinks($url){ $urlData = file_get_contents($url); $dom... Read more »

Generate User Avatar with Name using PHP

In computing, an avatar (also known as a profile picture or userpic) is a graphical representation of a user or the user’s character or persona. It may take either a two-dimensional form... Read more »

Social Media Link Preview using PHP

Social Medias today are one of the major source of traffic to web applications and websites. URL sharing in social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Viber and others are used extensively... Read more »