Online marketers are required to create engaging web content and gear up brand visibility to target nearly 1228.5 million online shoppers across the world. PHP is the most extensively used server sided scripting language for creating and developing winning websites.
There are nearly 240 million websites developed on PHP programming – this includes Facebook and WordPress. PHP is widely used by programmers as it is loaded with wide band of easy to use frameworks, comprehensive documentation and effective ready to use scripts. Moreover, PHP finely incorporates MYSQL, which facilitates easy, improved and faster database coupling- an effective speed booster for online transactions. Thus PHP enormously improves the quality of the web pages.
There are scores of PHP tools which are lifesavers for programmers as it further refines the level of PHP programming and thereby ensures top quality in web design. Here are the few essential must-have PHP tools to build excellent web designs and thereby increase web traffic.
1. Debugging Tools: PHP debugging tools effectively stop code executions, dissect and identify problem areas any time. On time debugging ensures smooth functioning of the webpage at all times. A few popular debugging tools are:
• PHP MD: retrieves the source code and detects errors in it. Errors are resolved with the help of its predefined set of rules.
• KINT: another popular debugger and very easy to use and extremely powerful enough to tackle major coding errors.
• PINBA: is an open source MYSQL storage engine that enables programmers to scrutinize the performance of their PHP script, locate blocks in real time and rectify the code that need correction.
2. Security Tools: these PHP tools enable system analysts to track and detect weak points in programs which if not rectified can lead to spam and abuse later when run on real time. Some powerful security tools are:
• PHP-ID: is easy to use, detailed and quick and over the edge security scanner for PHP developed web apps and pages. PHP-ID ensures high speed vulnerability detection and helps to clear outdated libraries, layout issues and accessibility.
• Pixy: a Java program that detects vulnerabilities in XSS and SQL injections into the web page. Pixy accepts PHP web program as an input and makes a detailed report on possible weak spots within the program.
3. Image Manipulation and Graphs: these powerful PHP tools enables web developers to create eye-catching web graphs and charts based on comprehensive data. Major Image Manipulation and Graphic tools are:
• Magic Wand: this tool enables PHP access to Image Magic API, to create, edit and compose bitmap images. Developers can incorporate different kinds of special effects to images like flip, mirror, rotate, scale, and draw text and so on.
• pChart- this tool is available free online and provides multiple ways of building charts and graphs from single or multiple data.
• WideImage: is an object oriented PHP library used for regular image operations. This PHP tool provides developers with easy and quick method of loading and saving images from/to files, databases, uploads and URL addresses.
At Creative Ideaz, we create striking, user friendly and effective web designs to bring in the required brand visibility for your business needs.
In a few words, they just get it. We wanted to grow our business and Creative Ideaz knew how to do it and we have seen great results.Footprints Footwear
It has been a pleasure working with Kurt and the team at Creative Ideaz. Professional and dedicated to fulfilling our requirements at all times, they listened to and worked with us, provided us with daily progression updates and they have created exactly what we wanted, a new look, smart, fully responsive website.
We would highly recommend Creative Ideaz to anyone looking for creative website design and we would not hesitate to use their services in the future.Walsall Society for the Blind
The most important thing to me was the friendliness and sincerity. Although I knew nothing, I was never patronised nor left feeling incompetent. Kirien is very good at tailoring the information required to the client and taking his time with any misunderstandings one might have. Doesn't rush and nothing is too much trouble. Plus I can only listen to someone I perceive as genuine - this is why I went to Kirien.Blue Lantern Nursing
I would highly recommend Creative Ideaz. I found them totally approachable, helpful and outstanding with support. Highly delighted with the fantastic website created for us, putting me at ease with the latest technology. A company who certainly listens to their clients.Brewers UK
Having used Creative Ideaz for our original website several years ago, I was more than happy to retain their services when our website needed a revamp. The quote we were given was excellent value and the service we received, from the initial meeting and through the planning process with Kurt into the website design and development was faultless. The finished product is exactly what we were looking for, it is clear that Creative Ideaz really know what website users are looking for.
I would certainly recommend for anyone looking for a great quality website for excellent value for money and superb customer service.BCOP
Thank you Creative Ideaz for your expertise when putting together our MCM website. This is our first website and it's stimulated the campaign to raise our brand awareness and promote our products.
Creative Ideaz's advice and assistance throughout the process has been invaluable. Your experience and dedicated staff helped us to cover all the points that are necessary to have a quality website. Your standard of work is above what we've previously sampled and you are all extremely efficient. We have recently set up a new divisional arm to MCM and we will have no hesitation in using Creative Ideaz as our preferred web design supplier for this next project.MCM Ltd
I am very satisfied with the website design service provided by Creative Ideaz and would like to thank them and Kurt for all the hard work. They incorporated everything we wanted to see in our website better than we could have imagined and followed through from planning to development flawlessly. We are aiming to add more features as our business grows and will be returning to Creative Ideaz to help bring our ideas to life once again. Very pleased with the outcome and I recommend them highly!Incore Umbrella
We came to Creative Ideaz with our vision and they worked endlessly to make this happen. This resulted in a great website and a continued relationship with their team.Merridale Furnishers
We wanted our social media pages to help increase our brand value and improve sales. Since Creative Ideaz handled our account, we have seen this happen.Alt Noir
Just wanted to say thank you to Kurt and the team at Creative Ideaz for the website. Excellent job, professional service, and very quick at attending to the changes we needed done. We are very pleased with the website! Would recommend to anyone looking a professional website.
Thanks againUberfone Ltd
TabTime Ltd moved their IT/website business to Creative Ideaz around 5 years ago and are very pleased that we did. The service we get for major or minor changes and requests is quick and efficient, and their charges even when compared to the offers from India and the far east are very competitive. The Creative Ideaz Website Optimisation department is always willing to offer advice and discuss changes and we appear in the first 1-2 pages for all our Keywords on Google UK. Yes, we would recommend Creative Ideaz to anyone or any company looking for a new and reliable web and email companyTab Time
Creative Ideaz helped to set up our online shop website and have gone on to manage our marketing campaign, including Search Engine Optimisation. Not only has this resulted in a first page ranking on Google and an increase in sales, but we have also established a strong ongoing relationship with Creative which I hope will continue for many years to come.My Geex
Creative Ideaz have recently helped to revamp our website and have really made a huge difference, helping us to bring our online presence forward leaps and bounds. We would definitely recommend Creative Ideaz to anyone looking for excellent customer service and a great website.Cumbria Park Hotel
I would like to thank Creative Ideaz and in particular Kurt for guiding me through the process for my new website, they made it very simple and smooth. I would highly recommend the whole team and would definitely use them again.DanceMax