Creating virtual subdomain with htaccess


In order to create a virtual subdomain in PHP, the following conditions must be fulfilled:
- enabled Apache’s Mod_rewrite module
- existing wildcard DNS record
- properly configured .htaccess file
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Creating SSL enabled website on Apache/Linux


This post describes how to quickly enable SSL on Apache and create SSL enabled website on Apache/Linux environment. In this post I assume that apache2 is properly installed on your linux server, and you’re running a Debian or Ubuntu distribution of Linux.
A quick reminder: SSL enabled website is just another web service (more precisely, virtual host), that is running on a port different than a standard http port 80. Typically, port on which are SSL enabled websites running is 443, and address usually begins with https://… instead of usual http://… on a regular website.

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Setting up new VirtualHost for Symfony 1.4 project


This post shows an example how to setup apache2 virtual host for symfony 1.4 based project. Although there’s already an documented VirtualHost example on official Symfony website, I think that this virtualHost setup is more practical for development purposes. Read more…