Category: PHP

AJAX is use to communicate with the server to perform the action without the need to refresh the page.

You can either handle AJAX requests on the same page or on the separate page.

In this tutorial, I show how you can send and receive AJAX requests on the same page.

How to handle AJAX request on the same page - PHP


Most of the eCommerce sites e.g. Flipkart, Snapdeal, etc have a price range slider for searching purpose.

The user doesn’t have to enter price range manually.

It will automatically filter the list when the price is been changed by the user.

In this tutorial, I am implementing the similar type of functionality with AngularJS and PHP.

Using jQuery UI to create the slider.

Make Price Range Slider with AngularJS and PHP

AngularJS PHP

The alphabetical pagination searches the records according to the first character in a specific column.

You can either manually fix the characters from A-Z or use the database table column value to create the list.

In this demonstration, I list all available character from a field in the Table and show the total number of records with it. Filter the record whenever a character is being pressed from the list.

Create alphabetical pagination with PHP MySQL


It is always a better idea to check the entered username exists or not if you are allowing the users to choose username while registration and wants it to be unique.

With this, the user will instantly know that their chosen username is available or not.

Check if username exists with AngularJS

AngularJS PHP

The autocomplete functionality gives the user suggestions based on its input. From there, it can select an option.

In the demonstration, I am creating a search box and display suggestion list whenever the user input value in the search box.

Set selected value to search box when an option gets selected.

For implementing this functionality I am using AngularJS and PHP.

Create autocomplete search with AngularJS and PHP

AngularJS PHP

The infinite page scroll you have seen on the social networking sites – Facebook, Twitter or on e-commerce websites where the new content is automatically loaded when scrolling down to the web page.

For implementing this functionality using jQuery to detect page scroll when the user reaches the end of the web page then send an AJAX request to load new content.

Load content on page scroll with jQuery and AJAX


You don’t need to require any other extra plugin for working with Zip files.

PHP has ZipArchive class that allow us to create a zip file or extract existing file.

ZipArchive class extractTo() method is used to extract the zip file that takes destination absolute path as argument.

Extract the Zip file with PHP


You can save your uploading images in the database table for later use e.g. display user profile or product image, create the image gallery, etc.

There are two ways of doing this –

  • Save path or name of an image
  • Encode image into base64 format

In this tutorial, I show you both of the methods for storing and retrieving an image from the database table.

Upload and store an image in the database with PHP

DataBase PHP

Remember me option allow the user to automatically get logged in to the website without entering its username and password again.

To do this I am using $_COOKIE which store value on the client side for detecting the user. Next time when the user come it will automatically redirect to the homepage.

Encrypt the value before storing it in $_COOKIE and decrypt it while access. It will automatically destroy after 30 days.

Login page with Remember me in PHP


The Pdf file creation in PHP mainly requires when we need to generate the file on the basis of the available data otherwise, we simply create it manually with the external applications.

For example – generating the report, the user certificate, etc.

For generating pdf file I am using Dompdf library which generates the downloadable pdf file from HTML.

Generate Pdf from HTML with Dompdf in PHP