Title: A Comprehensive List of PHP Modules and Their Functions in DirectAdmin
Introduction: PHP modules, also known as extensions, are essential components that extend the core functionality of the PHP programming language. In this article, we will discuss a comprehensive list of PHP modules available on a DirectAdmin server running CustomBuild and provide a brief explanation of their functionalities.
1. bcmath: Provides arbitrary precision mathematics functions for working with large numbers.
2. calendar: Offers support for calendar conversions and date calculations.
3. Core: Contains the core PHP functions that are always available.
4. ctype: Provides functions to check the character types, such as letters or digits.
5. curl: Enables communication with various servers using multiple protocols like HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, etc.
6. date: Offers functions to work with date and time information.
7. dom: Provides a Document Object Model (DOM) API to manipulate XML documents.
8. exif: Enables reading and writing of image metadata, such as EXIF data from JPEG and TIFF images.
9. fileinfo: Offers functions to determine the type and other information about a file.
10. filter: Provides functions to sanitize and validate data from external sources, such as user input.
11. ftp: Enables communication with FTP servers for file transfers and directory manipulation.
12. gd: Provides image manipulation and processing capabilities, such as resizing, cropping, and filtering.
13. gettext: Offers internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) support for multilingual applications.
14. hash: Provides functions for generating hash values from strings, files, or streams.
15. i360: A proprietary module related to ionCube Loader.
16. iconv: Offers support for character set conversions between different encodings.
17. intl: Provides internationalization functions, such as locale-specific formatting and Unicode support.
18. ionCube Loader: A module that enables the execution of PHP scripts encoded with the ionCube Encoder.
19. json: Offers support for encoding and decoding JSON data.
20. libxml: Provides a common API for working with XML and HTML documents, used by other PHP extensions like DOM and SimpleXML.
21. mbstring: Offers support for multibyte character encodings and string manipulation functions.
22. mysqli: Provides an improved API for working with MySQL databases.
23. mysqlnd: The MySQL Native Driver, used by the mysqli and PDO_MySQL extensions to communicate with MySQL databases.
24. openssl: Offers functions for working with encrypted data, digital signatures, and SSL/TLS connections.
25. pcre: Provides support for Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) functions.
26. PDO: The PHP Data Objects extension, which offers a consistent, object-oriented interface for working with databases.
27. pdo_mysql: The MySQL driver for the PDO extension.
28. pdo_sqlite: The SQLite driver for the PDO extension.
29. Phar: Provides support for creating, reading, and manipulating PHP Archive (PHAR) files.
30. posix: Offers functions for working with Unix-based operating systems.
31. Reflection: Provides an API for introspection and manipulation of PHP classes, objects, functions, and variables.
32. session: Offers support for managing user sessions and persisting data across multiple requests.
33. SimpleXML: Provides an easy-to-use API for working with XML data.
34. soap: Offers support for the SOAP protocol, enabling communication with web services.
35. sockets: Provides low-level network communication capabilities using sockets.
36. sodium: Offers modern, easy-to-use software library for encryption, decryption, signatures, password hashing, and more.
37. SPL: The Standard PHP Library, which provides a collection of interfaces and classes for common data structures and algorithms.
38. sqlite3: Offers support for working with SQLite3 databases