This is a complete web site widget that provides a scrolling feed ticker based on a selection of feeds entered in an easy to use administration panel. The widget incorporates many scripting techniques some of which are touched upon in this article.
A brief discussion on the use of PHP and jQuery to create an AJAX messaging system to send commands and return results for a Web 2.0 type web site.
What is AJAX? AJAX is a method of updating web page content or interacting with a web user without refreshing the entire web page. Also known as Web 2.0.
Storing user passwords in plain text on a web application is risky. Using one way hashing with the PHP crypt function will significantly increase the barrier difficulty for would be hackers.