Generating 100% Reliable Unique String in PHP

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PHP natively provides some functions like uniqid() and others that generate unique strings but these functions aren’t reliable as they are basically based on the microtime and if the uniqueness of the string is vital for your web app’s stability, then uniqid() and other inbuilt functions’ usage in production is a big no. Recently I had to...

How to Withdraw Payoneer Funds to Pakistani Banks

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Recently I withdrew funds from Payoneer to my Pakistani Soneri bank account and I decided to write this guide by assuming that someone might find this helpful. If you are willing to transfer your funds to your bank as well, then this post may answer many of your questions. About My Transaction: The Bank I...

WordPress Fix “Are You Sure You Want to Do This”

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Sometimes you might be presented with an annoying question saying “Are you sure you want to do this?” by WordPress during uploading plugins or themes. This error is produced due to insufficient memory and other resource allocation to your WordPress installation. Here are the simple ways to fix this issue. Root Cause: This error is generally resulted...

3 Tips to Help You Win Your First Job at Upwork

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Being the most popular freelance platform, Upwork (formerly known as oDesk) offers a vast variety of jobs for freelancers. Although thousands of jobs are posted on Upwork on daily basis but it isn’t that easy for a new freelancer to win his first job despite having potential skills. As a freelancer, I joined Upwork a few years ago...

Install Let’s Encrypt SSL on Free Plan of ServerPilot

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ServerPilot’s free plan doesn’t allow you to automatically configure an SSL certificate on your servers so, in this guide, we will learn how to manually install a free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on your server that is being managed by ServerPilot. Method 1: Use My Written Shell Script Recently I’ve written a simple shell script...

How to download APKs from Google Play store to PC

Google Play Store is the official repository for Android apps and games but unluckily its app isn’t supported by some Android devices. In that case, the only option left is to install the apps from alternate app stores like APKBucket or you can try any online APK downloader tool. Using our suggested tool, you can...

Using WordPress Like Shortcodes in PHP Projects

About SimpleShortcodes SimpleShortcodes is a simple PHP class that lets you add shortcode functionality to your PHP projects. Check below for the examples to learn how to use this class in your current PHP project. Example and usage Include the class to your PHP file Next, create an instance of the class Build an array...