PHP 4 end of life announcement
Today it is exactly three years ago since PHP 5 has been released. In those three years it has seen many improvements over PHP 4. PHP 5 is fast, stable & production-ready and as PHP 6 is on the way, PHP 4 will be discontinued. The PHP development tea...
|PHP & Account Activation|
When a user signs up at your website, you may want to verify their email address so you aren't getting bogus accounts in your database. A few lines of code can send an email to the address specified, containing a welcome greeting and link to activate their account. PHP is the best way to both send the emails and do the activation process.
Some sites also allow the user to resend the activation email, which makes the account activation code a little longer. PHP then has to delete the value for the old activation variable and insert a new randomly generated variable in the database. The script also has to send the email again, but with a different messaged attached - like "This is a resent confirmation email to activate your account with us".
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