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June 2012

Social Velocity - Discover the social reach of your content

Social Velocity | Social Media Tool to Determine Content/URL Reach

Social Velocity  - Discover the social reach of your content
Social Velocity – Discover the social reach of your content

Last week i found myself in the situation when i had a URL which i wanted to know how many tweets, likes and Google+s it had. The problem was, the page didn’t have a social share widget that displayed the social stats for that content.

This got me thinking… and that thought became ‘Social Velocity

Social Velocity is a free Social Media Tool that tells you how many tweets, Facebook likes, Google+s a particular piece of content has accumulated over its life time.

Enabling cURL in PHP

Enabling CURL in PHP (PHP.ini, WAMP, XAMPP, Ubuntu)

Enabling cURL in PHP
Enabling php_curl in PHP

In this quick tip tutorial we’re looking at how to enable CURL in PHP. I’ve included a number of different options as it may be different depending on what your running.

For those that want a bit of background on what CURL is and can be used for continue reading. If you just want the answer click here!

What is CURL?

CURL is a library created by Daniel Stenberg that allows you to connect and communicate via a variety of different protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, Telnet etc