Using PHP to retrieve the Google Pagerank of any domain

Whilst working on a semi-automated directory submitter I wanted to automatically retrieve the Pagerank for those directories. So I wrote a PHP class for it.

Whilst working on a semi-automated directory submitter I wanted to automatically retrieve the Google Pagerank for those directories. After some searching and trying out different scripts I found one that was fast, efficient and didn’t drain the server’s resources. Continue reading “Using PHP to retrieve the Google Pagerank of any domain”

Why I don’t use closing PHP tags

Never use closing tags in PHP, they add unnecessary whitespace which could seriously mess up your website or application. Plus they’re not required.

I got a question by a fellow programmer last tuesday about why I don’t use closing PHP tags. First of all, PHP doesn’t require it, so you even save a few bits on your total filesize. But the most important reason is that it prevents additional whitespace that could really mess up your website or application. Continue reading “Why I don’t use closing PHP tags”

Hello world!

The first post of my blog..

After years of fooling around on the internet I finally decided to do something with this domain and start a blog on it. You’ll mostly find my ramblings on here, lots of programming-related topics and the occasional music topic. Having said that, I still haven’t made up my mind about a design so in the meantime I’m using the Titan theme by The Theme Foundry.