kingsley2k — 2012-08-26T19:23:30-04:00 — #1
Good day it will be nice if i get a response to my problem
i am building a webpage using a software pick and drop after designing the index.html, contact.html and the rest now i want to use php codes on them to make it more dynamic can anyone assist me i am using a webpage maker that is the software....... looking forward for your candid reply
ralphm — 2012-08-26T19:30:31-04:00 — #2
To use PHP on your pages, it's best for them to have a .php extension rather than .html. (There are ways around this, but since you are starting fresh, changing the extension to .php is better.)
You need to give us more information on what you are trying to do. Do you have any PHP experience?
Also, are you building your site on your coputer, or it is already online? If it's on your computer at this stage, PHP won't work unless you set up a 'virtual environment'.
kingsley2k — 2012-08-27T16:09:15-04:00 — #3
raph i want to build a webpage using a software drag and drop as long i do that it will generate html code like index.html so should i change the index.html to index.php i want to build a cultural events webpage and sms webpage with dynamic pages i have little knowlege of php i have also install wampserver on my computer hard drive
ralphm — 2012-08-27T19:52:22-04:00 — #4
I guess it depends on what the software you are using is capable of. I'm not a fan of tools that create code for you, as they tend to create a mess. What software is it?
kingsley2k — 2012-08-28T00:34:12-04:00 — #5
Raph thanks for the reply the name of the software is webpage maker it is like frontpage or dreamwaiver as you design it generate the code so i want to add php to it. So what fan are you since you don't like using software tools bcoz it has it has he's own ftp program just wanted to see how i can add php to it
kingsley2k — 2012-08-28T00:41:01-04:00 — #6
Becoz the software was making reference to cgi which is a scripting language and php is a.scripting language to S???????????? i guess it will work just to know how to embedd it with the webpage
ralphm — 2012-08-28T06:01:31-04:00 — #7
There's no problem using PHP in your pages, but as mentioned, it's best to end your pages with .php. What PHP do you want to use? Or what are you trying to do on your site?
kingsley2k — 2012-08-28T15:47:21-04:00 — #8
I want to build a carnival social event in my state as a project launching as well as build sms website for my business i do resell bulk sms but now i want to build a simple sms website that what i need the php for bcz php is dynamic in nature i need guild lines from you though i have some knowledge of php just need instruction i will be glad to hear from you soonest do have a loverly day
ralphm — 2012-08-28T19:13:41-04:00 — #9
It sounds to me like you might be biting off more than you can chew here, but I've moved this to the PHP forum anyway. My philosophy is that if you don't have much idea how to do something—especially complex like this, for a business venture—it's time to hire someone to do it for you. Of course, you can learn to do something like this, but it depend on how much time you have.
serverstorm — 2012-08-29T13:25:12-04:00 — #10
As Ralph suggests your desires seem (at this point) to be much greater than your knowledge. PHP has a very good manual. A good place to start is http://ca.php.net/manual/en/faq.general.php, It will be hard to find a good/inexpensive drag and drop php IDE, so you should start at the basics.
blogaddition — 2012-09-19T06:18:50-04:00 — #11
First you have to make php files like index.php, contact.php, about.php and write your php code in them and run them. Then after if you want your user to see only .html link in their browser then use .htaccess url rewriting method.