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Open http port ( 80 ) in iptables on CentOS

Iptables firewall I was recently setting up a web server on centos with nginx and php. The installation of nginx was fine, but the http port of the system was not accessible from outside. This is because centOS by default has some iptables firewall rules in effect. Only the ssh port (22) was accessible and remote shell worked. So its necessary ...

Php – Fetch gzipped content over http with file_get_contents

The file_get_contents function is often used to quickly fetch a http url or resource. Usage is very simple and appears like this $content = file_get_contents(''); However the file_get_contents does not get the contents compressed. It requests the server to send everything in plain text format. Most websites are capable of serving compressed content, if they are asked to do so in the ...

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