How a web server works

June 29th, 2011 | Posted under Uncategorized, Web Design Tutorials, Web Hosting, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

How a web server works?

The term “Web Server” is a program (the term can also refer to the computer the program is running on) which in simple terms acts like a delivery agent between the clients (web browsers) and the World Wide Web (or the internet). The communication Protocol here is HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol); hence sometimes a Web Server is also called a HTTP server.

How a web server works

A brief overlook of HTTP

HTTP is the “language” or protocol using which computers on the World Wide Web talk to each other. The client asks for specific files/pages/data to the server and the server returns the request. All the communication done is through HTTP. These are predefined set of rules and thus form a protocol between the client and the server. HTTP 1.1 is the current version used in the World Wide Web.

The Client Side

The client (Web Browser) talks the server with a Universal Remote Identifier (URI). This has many components, first defines the Protocol to be used. Most of the time it is HTTP but other protocols like Ifap, FTP and Malto too can be sent. A Web Server recognizes only HTTP and returns Error for others.

The Connection

The browser connects to the server on port 80. This is usually the case when no port is specifies in the URL like Here 436 was explicitly specified.

The Server Side

Every server has an IP address. After the client establishes the connection with this IP address and requests for a specific page the server looks at the file extension of the requested page. If the client requests for a file that is a simple HTML or an HTML extension then the web server fulfills the request and processes the file to the browser. If the client has requested for a page that needs to be processed by a web application server then a web server passes the request to the application server. Now the application server takes over and processes the file/page and returns the results to the web server. Following which the web server returns the request with the desired file/page. The purpose of the web application servers is to interpret the programming instructions and generate the page that a web browser can interpret. They help in the construction of dynamic web pages by the developers.

How a web server works

The operations which take place

The user types in an address, e.g. in the web browser and a socket will be created which will allow the client to send/receive data (bytes).

The HTTP request is created by the browser (after examining the URI and the HTTP method).

After a successful/valid HTTP request a connection is made using the TCP connection port 80.

The web server examines the request, if valid processes it.

Fetches the required page and returns it back to the client. If the web server fails to fetch the requested page then it returns ERROR.

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Advanced MySQL Features

June 9th, 2011 | Posted under Software, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

Advanced MySQL Features


MySQL is a powerful RDMS platform. The basic functions are more than sufficient to carry out most of the regular, day to day requirements of developing a suitable query for any purpose. However, MySQL also has certain advanced features, which are not usually utilized in basic, ordinary queries, but find application in certain occasions when the basic functions fail to provide the required functionality. Certain special or advanced feature of MySQL have been mentioned below.

My SQL 3 introduced the concept of search on text elements in a text field, with the FULTEXT index. The FULLTEXT indexing allows us to compare a certain text field, specifically in a particular column, to any required string which is mentioned in the query.
For example, the following code for CREATE-ing a Document table will be like this

url           VARCHAR(150) NOT NULL PRIMARY KEY,
title        VARCHAR(100) NOT NULL,

A simple query like the following:

SELECT title FROM Document

This will be enough to search the whole title field for possible matches. However, it is to be taken care of that the title and any other field mentioned in the FULLTEXT statement should be structured according to the index, and not against the columns. The search is case insensitive. The results with most relevance are displayed, while those with very remote relevance are discarded.

Table locking is locking down a group of tables so that only a single or limited number of clients can gain access to it. Even though the type of table does not from a limiting factor, any action, once taken, cannot be rolled back. Locking of a table has two advantages- firstly, a group of statements can be executed for a group of tables, as one unit of work, and secondly, multiple updates can occur faster under certain conditions.

There are three kinds of locks supported by MySQL: read, write and read local. Both the read locks lock down a table, so that the clients can only view it, but cannot alter or add anything. Read local lock differs in the property that it allows a local client to execute non-conflicting INSERT statements, as long as there is no change to the MySQL files, from any external agents, that is, from outside MySQL. Write locks the specified table against all access- either read or write. However, it is very important to unlock the locks, as long lived data locks are supposed to reduce database performance.

Even though date functions are the most commonly used ones in MySQL, we can do a lot more with a little bit of modification to the query. For example, MySQL can be used to calculate the time  between two dates by specifying them is this format:

SELECT TO_DAYS(NOW( )) – TO_DAYS(‘2010-11-10’);

This query will calculate the number of days in the millennium that have already passed. The TO_DAYS() returns the number of days since 1 B.C.

String functions like LENGTH() are among the most commonly used commands in SQL. However, there are certain advanced string functions, like the SOUNDEX, which are rarely applied. The SOUNDEX() function essentially converts a word into its soundex representation. This is advantageous as it helps to find out if any one of the input strings have been misspelt, by comparing the two input strings.

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Basic Functions of MySQL

June 2nd, 2011 | Posted under Internet Trends, Software, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

Basic Functions of MySQL

Basic Functions of mySQL

SQL or Structured Query Language is a standardized query language, which is used to access information from a database. The request for information which is written in SQL is called a query. It was initially designed by the IBM in 1975s, and later introduced in the commercial market by Oracle Corporation. SQL utilizes distributed databases, which means that the databases are spread over several machines. That is why it is gradually gaining popularity among LAN network users. MySQL is a Relational Database Management System which is used to provide access to multiple databases for multiple users, as the situation requires.

Some basic functions of MySQL are,

Connect function

This is one of the most easiest and fundamental functions of my SQL. Here, the function is added, and the user data is stored in constants, so no variable needs to be specified while calling the function. An example code of the Connect function is provided below

function connectDb() {
// connect and set the working db
if (mysql_connect( DBHOST, DBUSER, DBPWD ) && mysql_select_db( DBNAME ))
return true;
return false;

Repair Table and Optimize Table

This command is used to scan all the tables which are present in a database, and then perform repair and optimization in each table. An example code is provided below for the Repair and Optimize Table function.

function fixTables($dbname) {
// search for all the tables of a db and run repair and optimize
// note: this can take a lot of time if you have big/many tables.
$result = mysql_list_tables($dbname) or die(mysql_error());
while ($row = mysql_fetch_row($result)) {
mysql_query(“REPAIR TABLE $row[0]”);
mysql_query(“OPTIMIZE TABLE $row[0]”);

Converting a Recordset to HTML Table

This code receives a recordset from a mysql_query output, and then prints it in the usual HTML format. Using css can improve the code functionality. A small example of this code is provided below.

function getHtmlTable($result)
// receive a record set and print it into an html table
$out = ‘<table>’;
for($i = 0; $i < mysql_num_fields($result); $i++){
$aux = mysql_field_name($result, $i);
$out .= “<th>”.$aux.”</th>”;
while ($linea = mysql_fetch_array($result, MYSQL_ASSOC)) {
$out .= “<tr>”;
foreach ($linea as $valor_col) $out .= ‘<td>’.$valor_col.'</td>’;
$out .= “</tr>”;
$out .= “</table>”;
return $out;

Returning the values of a row in a comma separated format

It helps the user to get all the values in the first row of the table, in a comma separated format. The code below is an example of the same:

function getCommaValues($sql) {
// execute a $sql query and return all the first value of the rows in a comma separated string
$out = “”;
$rs = mysql_query($sql) or die(mysql_error().$sql);
while($r=mysql_fetch_row($rs)) $out.=($out?”,”:””).$r[0];
return $out;

To get the first value after running a query

One of the most commonly used functions, this code, as explained by the topic header, helps to execute the code and then provides the first output of the executed code. We always need to extract a singular value or row, so this code often comes in handy.

function getScalar($sql,$def=””) {
// execute a $sql query and return the first value, or, if none, the $def value
$rs = mysql_query($sql) or die(mysql_error().$sql);
if (mysql_num_rows($rs)) {
$r = mysql_fetch_row($rs);
return $r[0];
return $def;

To get the first row after running the query

Once again, as the topic name explains, the ensuing code will help to get the first row after executing a code

function getRow($sql) {
// execute a $sql query and return the first row, or, if none, return an empty string
$rs = mysql_query($sql) or die(mysql_error().$sql);
if (mysql_num_rows($rs)) {
$r = mysql_fetch_array($rs);
return $r;
return “”;

To duplicate a specific row

This function is used to insert into any table, after duplicating any specified row, which is defined using the primaryID field and the values which have been specified in the parameters itself.

function duplicateRow($table,$primaryField,$primaryIDvalue) {
// duplicate one record in a table and return the id
$fields = getCommaFields($table,$primaryField);
$sql = “insert into $table ($fields) select $fields from $table where $primaryField='”.mysql_real_escape($primaryIDvalue).”‘ limit 0,1″;
mysql_query($sql) or die(mysql_error().$sql);
return mysql_insert_id();

These are some of the many fundamental functions provided by SQL for developing queries for databases.

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Search for a web host comes to an end

May 27th, 2011 | Posted under BounceWeb Company, Web Hosting, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

Search for a web host comes to an end

These days it has become so easy to host a web. There are many options to pick up a provider for hosting and also buying the domain name but it has always been difficult to search for an absolute hosting solution. One should never blindly trust the hosts that offer unlimited services. It is always recommended to check the terms and conditions clearly because it may cause many problems later. It has become necessary to ensure everything before falling down. The basics metrics one may look for while choosing a perfect web host may include the following:

Search for a web host comes to an end


It should be ensured beforehand that the hosting company has a nice experience in webhosting so that it doesn’t vanish after hosting the website without any prior notifications.


The server must be able to serve the pages at a fast speed to the should ask for the trial account for a few days before confirming a particular host. Then a speed test can be performed by taking the domain name that is to be bound with.

Support Level

Without it, it is very difficult to survive. It is a must have service that every web hosting provider should provide. Generally the hosts offer offline as well as online support.

Online Support

The availability of the support person and its response time should be checked in the website.

Offline Support

Here the host uses a ticketing system. So, one can try submitting the ticket so as to check their response time.


After short listing the hosts’ one can now go for comparing the prices but the price may vary according to the requirements like the needed web space, bandwidth, database and FTP limits and many more.

Also the disk space of the webhost should be at least 5 GB ranging up to 20GB depending upon the requirements. Most of the hosts provide unlimited domain support. The rate of data transfer is usually 60 to 1200 GB depending on your budget and needs. Also the web hosts should provide a strong control panel so that one can manage their databases, set their email accounts and also look at the statistics of their website.

One should not even buy very costly plans that give you enough support, guarantee but one can never recover the costs. Otherwise, it’s also bad to get a cheap plan that offers everything, as these are always oversold, slow, and very less reliable. A particular host can never suit everyone as each person has different requirement so one should not go by someone else’s recommendations. Thus, one must choose for the best seller in the market and take a wise decision as the market is giving a tough competition.

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Search for a web host comes to an end

Importance of bandwidth in web applications

May 27th, 2011 | Posted under The Internet, Web Hosting, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

Importance of bandwidth in web applications

Bandwidth is almost everything when it comes to business. After the priority being given to the increased sales and reliable servers, bandwidth requirement makes sure that all the employees are connected with one another and also with the clients such that the data speeds along at proper levels, and it also checks if the applications are operating  efficiently. Server load balancing companies specializes in the best performance for their servers, especially in wide areas like the number of connections per second and the transaction rates of the companies which depends on network performance that includes ecommerce and other Web site companies. These appliances are focused for a broad spectrum of companies that requires fast speeds regardless of the users joining the network and their rate.

Importance of bandwidth in web applications

The Networks are constantly coming out with more of the bandwidth-intensive applications that include web 2.0, mobile video and Internet video on-demand. In order To meet these requirements, server load balancers have become one of the most important elements for network infrastructures. As the web application traffic is increasing because of the 3G, 3.5G, 4G, and WiMAX , its demand increases exponentially. With increasing web traffic, the service providers have been adding more networking switches, servers, routers and load balancers constantly. These service providers need to address the increasing devices, space and other issues rapidly and also they need to manage the challenges for the increasing number of these devices. Bandwidth is an important factor for the sites that utilize high-resolution graphics, flash, multiple paging, and other larger files.

Basically bandwidth refers to the amount of data that can be transmitted in a specific is expressed in bits per second or bytes per second for digital devices and for analog devices in Hertz. Physically it signifies the amount of data being delivered to the world by a particular site through internet. Since the hosts have to pay for their range of bandwidth, we too have to. Most of the web hosts gives us an amount of bandwidth and then charge if we exceed this amount.

Importance of bandwidth in web applications

The web applications go for some fine printing stipulations where the large print offers unlimited bandwidth, but the small hidden print underneath all these remains a clause stating bandwidth limits. In other words, bandwidth is the life of internet and the web applications and should always be taken into proper has definitely become an issue these days that needs to be taken care of when talking about the development of web application and also when selecting a good host. Generally the cheap web hosts do not provide these unlimited bandwidth offers but they provide the transfer rate than is sufficient to run a web application. And in this world of business without this sufficient amount of bandwidth, one will fail to deliver the appropriate contents and the images to the people that may discourage the visitors visiting a particular site.  Thus, it is very important to consider bandwidth usage in web applications.

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Connecting to Networking Sites through Joomla

May 16th, 2011 | Posted under Internet Trends, Web Hosting, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

Connecting to Networking Sites through Joomla

A content management system (CMS) is a specialized software package that can manage the contents of a website. Content of a website refers to almost everything that one can see on a website- photos, text files, music, video, etc. The principal advantage that comes with a CMS is the effortless management of the website without the requirement of detailed technical know-how. Since almost all CMS packages have a relatively simple and interactive console, it can be easily operated by individuals without extensive technical skill.

Joomla is a free, open source CMS package which can be used to provide the website with its basic structure and navigator controls. Features and add-ons can be easily installed onto the basic platform by the end-users as well, due to the open-source platform which helps them to develop their own additions on the existing platform rather than having to start from the very beginning. The Joomla advantage also includes the fact that now business owners, with very basic technical knowledge, can easily maintain their websites instead of having to outsource it to webmasters. They can edit and modify their content according to their requirements, instead of depending on the webmasters.

Connecting to Networking Sites through Joomla

The impact of social networks on the lives of Internet users cannot be denied. Through social networks, we can virtually connect to hundreds and thousands of people, from all over the globe. As such, it is imperative that these networking sites have emerged as potential publicity mediums for products and services. Through these websites, it is possible to reach out to a specific target audience all over the world. In this age of social networking, Joomla has become another indispensible adage in the arsenal of the web developers.  That is because Joomla provides the capability to connect any news feeds, videos, RSS updates, or virtually anything to your favourite networking site, or your blog, be it Twitter, Facebook, WordPress or MySpace, just with the click of a button. Small but useful widgets like the share button, Facebook Like button, the Tweet button are now standard issues on almost all websites as more and more web developers warm up towards the idea of the power of publicity through networking sites. Other plugins help to keep you connected to your network profile even while surfing. You can now see what your friends have shared or commented, what your favourite celebrity has quoted, how your favourite soccer team has fared and so on. And as with everything else in Joomla, these widgets and plugins are really easy to install, requiring just a few clicks at most.

Connecting to Networking Sites through Joomla

The advantages of using Joomla to remain connected to social networking sites are enormous –

Joomla extensions are easily available and can be installed easily at the click of a button. They don’t require detailed technical know-how to manage, and can be easily maintained by almost anyone.

Joomla being an open source package, these plug-ins and widgets are available free of charge

In case of business pages, sharing business updates about products and services on networking sites ensures that individuals interested in them can regularly follow these updates

Sharing links and videos with your virtual friends gets much easier and simpler

Connecting to Networking Sites through Joomla

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Advantages of using Fantastico for web hosting

May 4th, 2011 | Posted under Web Hosting, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

Advantages of using Fantastico for web hosting

Fantastic is a program which has been included in several web hosting plans. It is often used in conjunction with cPanel, which is an online control panel. Fantastico offers the advantage of installing common scripts to programmers and web developers. Basically, Fantastico hosting is a module which is enclosed in several web hosting plans, while cPanel is integrated into these plans in the form of a carry out panel. This forms a platform for the web hosting plans to implement scripts and programs.

Ability to implement scripts and programs

Fantastico has considerably simplified the entire process of web hosting, with the introduction of the ability to install common scripts and programs. Even the installation process is relatively simple and does not require any extensive and detailed knowledge of such scripts and programs. A single click is sometimes more than sufficient to install and implement what usually may appear to be a relatively complicated script. The user of the web hosting plan can utilize different open source scripts or assorted programs with the help of Fantastico.

Advantages of using Fantastico for web hosting

Quick fix solution for web hosting plans

Fantastico offers a swift and unbelievably simple solution for developers who want their sites to be operational at a short notice. This is because of the relatively simple implementation without the requirement of extensive knowledge of any other platforms or languages. The popularity of Fantastico is growing more than ever, and because of its great features and benefits. One would be that it is regularly updated so that users are assured that they would be able to get hold of the most recent patches and upgrades for software. Users could have a peace of mind, as they are assured that all of their scripts are consistently updated with all the functionality enhancements and security updates available.

Advantages of using Fantastico for web hosting

Ideal for beginners and novices

Even though Fantastico is limited by the fact that it can only support a web hosting skeleton developed using php or Linux, it offers several static, pre-built templates in the Templates Express, which can be efficiently utilized to develop new websites from scratch. This is particularly beneficial to beginners in the field of web designing, who can now expect a hassle-free web developing experience, thanks to Fantastico’s sleek and simple structure. And it’s not only beginners who can benefit from this, even seasoned web developers will find it extremely convenient to develop fully functional websites with required facilities and features such as polls, calendars, links, IP logging, cookie support, blogs and several other features.

Other advantages

Fantastico’s increasing popularity can be attributed to the fact that it is extremely easy to maintain the web site after developing it. The underlying platform remains constant, and the other add-ons can be changed according to the convenience of the developer to give the required feel and functionality to the website. Similarly, the programs and scripts which are installed and implemented can be easily updated, usually using online resources, thus keeping the website up-to-date.

Advantages of using Fantastico for web hosting

In a nutshell, Fantastico offers an effortless and manageable platform to develop different web hosting plans for web designers and developers. Apart from this, it also offers different facilities to efficiently manage and operate the website, due to which the entire process of web hosting becomes extremely convenient.

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FTP User Guidelines and Advantages

April 6th, 2011 | Posted under The Internet, Web Design Tutorials, Web Hosting, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

FTP User Guidelines and Advantages

File Transfer Protocol also abbreviated as FTP is a method used for downloading and uploading files from websites. It is used for logging in to a website to download or upload files. It is also used for the transfer of files though the internet and is followed as it is a very convenient and speedy procedure. In older systems with DOS as operating system FTP is accessed using command prompt while in latest systems menus are used and all the steps are clearly mentioned. This protocol is a standard one used by most users. It is also essential to web site builders.

FTP User Guidelines and Advantages

Categories of FTP

The software packages that FTP comes with are FTP Explorer, Cute FTP and Elite FTP. From the above three mentioned package Cute FTP is the best one. As it has many functions and its usage is very convenient, it has been licensed and one need s to register for it while Elite FTP and FTP explorer are freeware and can be downloaded from the internet. Elite FTP might not work properly in few web servers.

Even secure FTP services are available on the internet so that one’s computer doesn’t get affected by malware and spyware.

FTP User Guidelines and Advantages

FTP Usage

For accessing FTP services one has to fist download the file from the internet and Smart FTP is used widely. Upon launching the program at first a screen appears which is called the startup screen where one can add his/her personal information. The basic details required are profile name, host type, host address, user id as well as a password.

Mechanism of File Transfer

Double click on the files to check its content. For transferring a file click on it twice or highlight it and select the option of file transfer. Multiple files can also be downloaded by selecting them but it should be ensured that they are in the same modes.

FTP User Guidelines and Advantages

Commands used in FTP

The basic commands or file permissions used are read, write, execute and none. Number 4 or r can be used for enabling read permission. 2 and w are used for enabling write. Letter 1 or x enable execute permission and none is enabled using zero.

FTP User Guidelines and Advantages

Advantages of FTP

Compared to standard HTTP downloads FTP provides a very much high speed which is its major advantage. Its interface is user friendly as one can drag the files and then drop them in order to download or upload them. It had many more added features like TSL support; SSL, queuing utility and many features for back up too. These reasons are the basis for stating the use of a FTP client in order to host a website. Cute FTP is highly recommended by experts as it ensures easier, faster and safer downloads.

For a user who is taking care of his own website it is essential that he uses a very good FTP program as it provides a lot of flexibility and independence while controlling the files and ensuring a safer connection and protecting one’s computer.

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Optimizing Web Videos with Ray Media Server Hosting

February 21st, 2011 | Posted under The Internet, Web Hosting, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

Optimizing Web Videos with Ray Media Server Hosting

Internet today is catering to mankind almost all the necessities of life. Today an individual can find almost anything on the cyberspace which interests him / her. Internet now has not merely been restricted to simply a means of communication. With advent of better technology internet is reaching at a rate faster than ever thought before. Songs and videos are now available online. Refinement in the equipments and expansion of the bandwidth of transmission has led to transmission of high quality videos. The demand for better quality videos at faster rates have grown manifold and this growth has not stopped yet. So the necessity for optimizing the videos available on the World Wide Web arose. This could be achieved via innumerable means available. But the popular option which is also a very effective one is the optimization of web videos with Ray Media Server Hosting.

Ray Media Server

Optimizing Web Videos with Ray Media Server Hosting

Ray Media Server is a product by Boonex and it is server software. This software enables one to stream live and high quality videos through the web server of the BounceWeb. Ray Media Server Hosting is nothing but the web hosting with none other than the Ray Media Server or the RMS as popularly known as. The Ray Media Server Hosting of the BounceWeb accords one to have streaming of the live videos or the pre-recorded videos from the community of the Orca web videos and the Boonex’s Dolphin. This facility is much like the facility provided by the YouTube video streaming.

By using Boonex Dolphin which is community server software, one can easily share, host or transmit videos by using web cams or pre-recorded videos. Moreover one can have faster streaming videos while uploading or downloading. This has given a new paradigm to inline videos. Nowadays chatting has been replaced by the more recent form of chatting that is the video chatting.

Ray Media Server Hosting helps one to use a large variety of online products offered by various web based companies which encompass products like boards, chats, video conferencing, video chatting. One can have a wide range of choices regarding VPS hosting, reseller or shared hosting for one’s own Boonex Dolphin websites. There are various forms of the Ray Media Server software available in the market which holds the capability of unlocking the huge amount of facility to the common masses. Once the Ray Media Server is activated one can visit as many Ray Media servers and have the videos of their choice at with streaming rates faster than imagined ever before.

Optimizing Videos

Now the question arises that why do we need to optimize videos available on the net. The answer is simple. Videos convey a lot where message is concerned and it’s an effective means of communication as it caters to a large number of people. Streaming of videos takes a lot of time. But with the advent of Ray Media Server Hosting, the streaming of high quality videos has become a child’s play.

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Using Sendmail with PHP

February 16th, 2011 | Posted under The Internet, Web Hosting, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

Using Sendmail with PHP

Using Sendmail with PHP

Advancement in communication system gave mankind new arena for communicating with other people on this planet via internet which is one of the fastest and the cheapest modes of communication system. It’s a boon to mankind. The E-mail is the most popular form of conveying ones’ information to the others at rates which were unthinkable till present era. Now there are various protocols regarding the transfer of mails and their delivery systems on the internet. Using Sendmail with PHP is a way of communicating with others by following certain protocols on the internet or the cyber space as popularly known as.


Sendmail refers to a general purpose routing facility that is used for the inter network transfer of various mails and delivery methods. This facility includes Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) for the transfer of mails on the internet. Sendmail is a mail transfer agent and is perhaps the most popular mail transfer agent frequently used on the internet. Sendmail is popular due to the fact that its position as standard mail transfer agent under the available versions of UNIX and many other operating systems which are similar to the UNIX.ARPANET delivermail, the original version of which was written by Allman, was shipped in 1979. The sendmail was then derived from its predecessor delivermail by Allman himself in early 1980s in UC Berkley.

By 2001 most of the mail servers which could reach to public very easily and in a widespread manner used Sendmail as the mail transfer agent on the internet. The main idea behind the design of the Sendmail was incorporation of a great deal of flexibility. But it may be very much intimidating for the rookies. It requires the usage of M4, a macro language which is used for hiding the complexity of the configuration, for the distribution of the packages of standard configuration which are delivered along with their source code. Sendmail supports a variety of transfer protocols including the DECnets, SMTP, ESMTP and many more.


Using Sendmail with PHP

PHP on the other hand is the Hypertext Pre-processor. This is a scripting language. It was developed with an aim of producing web pages which are dynamic in nature. Owing to this purpose, the PHP codes are often embedded into source documents of the HTML documents. They are then construed by the web servers having a module of the PHP processor, which are used for begetting webpage documents. PHP was actually the acronym for Personal Home Page. It was created by a Danish programmer Rasmus Lerdorf. In the absence of formal specification the effectuation of the PHP is put to realisation by the PHP group which provides the de-facto specification for the PHP.

Sendmail with PHP

Sendmail is a routing facility whereas PHP is a general purpose scripting language. Sendmail with PHP can be used to send a simple text e-mail, or an e-mail with HTML content, or with any other attachments. The PHP uses the mail () function for sending any mail. Basically PHP was developed as scripts as C programming language with Common Gateway Interface. The mail () function returns the value True if the message is sent successfully or false if its delivery fails.

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