This article explores different options for preserving paragraph formatting in PHP. It will show you how to display entered text in a textarea properly without the need to use the PHP nl2br function.

Alternate row colors (or zebra striping) is a great way to make long lists and tables easier to read. This technique is especially useful for large tables. In PHP, we can easily change the color of every other row of this table by using a ternary operator inside a while loop.

We are used to arranging our time by the days of the week. People usually use phrases like “next Friday” or “last sunday.” It's easier for us to understand rather than reading a date and having to work out that it means next Friday. In this post, we'll look at how to calculate the day of the week of a given date such as "Apr 25th 1990" in PHP.