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PHP/MySQL based forum with Facebook/Twitter/Google+ logins

You don't run a forum on apache alone, you need a php and mysql install too. You aren't going to need phpmyadmin unless you're directly working on the database or for initial install. I used ...
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Free Good PHP editor with FTP support for both Windows and MacOS

I'd recommend Sublime Text. Sublime has everything you would expect in a minor IDE or an amazing text editor and yet is very very light. Pretty much any area that you want to have more features there ...
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Free PHP IDE with (zero configuration) debugging (for Windows)

It is very easy and almost no work to set up XDebug with WAMPServer and SublimeText. Just install WAMPServer, Select PHP/Apache extensions as desired. To enable XDebug for easy use: start WAMPServer, ...
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PHP/MySQL based forum with Facebook/Twitter/Google+ logins

I've always like PHPBB (from a management standpoint - though I haven't dealt with more than hmm 3 or 4k registered users (ie a max of a hundred active users)) To run down your features: No ads: Yep ...
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Free Good PHP editor with FTP support for both Windows and MacOS

For some period of time I used Komodo Edit. Komodo Edit is a stripped down version of Komodo IDE. Nevertheless Komodo Edit is a full featured text editor with such features as syntax highlighting, ...
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Free Good PHP editor with FTP support for both Windows and MacOS

I used to be an Eclipse fan, but a few years ago I moved to NetBeans and have never looked back. I am currently using it for PHP (and MySql/SQlite), C, C++ and JavaScript. From your request: free ...
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Library to generate ODT (OpenOffice.Org) documents

I would suggest the PHPOffice Project - specifically PHPWord. It is opensource and free. Despite the name PHPWord it supports a lot of formats - .doc, .ods, .rtf, .html and .pdf. There are currently ...
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PHP Framework for User Login & Registration

I would check out a PHP library called, "UserFrosting". It's an open source login system that uses bootstrap as it's theme. It's being used on a number of projects and it is in active ...
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PHP/MySQL based forum with Facebook/Twitter/Google+ logins

I have always liked MyBB as a free forum board choice. It combines a great default UI and an excellent looking Admin Panel. I prefer MyBB over others because of the easy to use UI for myself, the ...
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Free Good PHP editor with FTP support for both Windows and MacOS

You can use Eclipse: free and open source FTP support (also SFTP) Code highlight Windows, Mac OS and Linux PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript (and a huge amount of other languages)
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Any text editor where I can collapse (fold) PHP array?

SynWrite editor (Windows) also does this. A shot with php array:
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PHP library to parse markdown and generate HTML/PDF

I'm quite happy with Markdown Extra, which I e.g. use for my website. It's completely open source (available at Github), well documented, and a breeze to use. It supports "standard Markdown" and, via ...
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PHP frontend for existing git reposetories

After a recommendation from Izzy, I'm now using GitList. It's simple to install and the only configuration is basically setting up a config file and a cache folder (does not even need a database:). It ...
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Looking for lightweight php based cms with rest-api

If Wordpress doesn't fit your needs, then you might want to look at a typical alternative that might fit all the requirements you specified so far: Drupal. Here are some more reasons why I think it ...
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Malware scanner for websites code?

Try the following scanners to detect potentially malicious PHP files: phpscanner; PHP scanner written in Python for identifying PHP backdoors and php malicious code. This tool is mainly reusing ...
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Knowledge base/wiki system

My Synology NAS provides add-on packages. One of them looks like it would be appropriate for your needs. DokuWiki is free and runs on multiple OS. It seems to tick all of your requirements. As far ...
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Drop-in replacement for PHP-based image gallery "Gallery"?

as an alternative i use Piwigo: runs on Apache, Nginx or Lighttpd (Apache or Nginx recommended) needs MySQL 5 or greater or MariaDB equivalent needs PHP 5.2 or greater (found no explicit statement ...
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Which error tracking system to choose for a PHP application?

I would strongly recommend Sentry on Premise Self-hosted application ✓ Error grouping (most wanted) ✓ Detail and custom error information (stacktrace, my custom php process identifier that i use for ...
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Any text editor where I can collapse (fold) PHP array?

SublimeText does that. Notepad++ used to be my favourite but recently I've started to prefer SublimeText - and this is on of the reasons. SublimeText has a free non-time limited trial; a per-user (...
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Automatically Backup MySQL Database and PHP Files on localserver

MySQL / MariaDB includes a nice utility called mysqldump which does the job quite handily when coupled with cron. Everybody and their brother has written a howto on scripting mysqldump from cron. Make ...
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PHP library to transform Excel .xls .xlsx to OpenDocument .ods

unoconv does this. <?php exec('unoconv -f ods -o output.ods input.xlsx');
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PHP Multiple Logins project (facebook/twitter/Google)

You might want to use OpenID. At the server side, you can use one of these libraries: http://openid.net/developers/libraries/ At the client side, you can use OpenID selector: demo If you want a ...
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Recommended software for an Intranet?

You could use open source CMS software and their extensions and some custom development: Joomla (PHP based) Drupal (PHP based) Hippo (Java based) However there are many options: see a checklist at ...
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Ruby on Rails vs PHP

One thing to note is that Ruby on Rails is a framework (Ruby is the language and Rails is the framework), while PHP in itself is an entire language and is not actually a framework. Several frameworks ...
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Simple HTML5 drag/drop uploader WITH registration

I modified this script here, Mini AJAX File Upload Form to fit your requirements of clients/guest inputting their email before they get to the upload form. You can download it here, mini-upload-form....
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Grunt similar tool for PHP pages?

I think Phing is a good choice but why don't you use Grunt for PHP as well? Why would you pick a new tool only for PHP? (you could install grunt-php, grunt-phpunit, grunt-phpmd, grunt-phpspec, grunt-...
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WordPress framework for actual developers

Here is mine that I have been working on, with pretty much all of what you have mentioned in mind, probably because I made it for similar reasons to what you are looking for. I originally developed it ...
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Software to read KCacheGrind files on Mac

Here are some alternatives: WebGrind qcachegrind (brew install qcachegrind); See: installation steps on OS X. XHProf: A Hierarchical Profiler for PHP (pecl install xhprof) MCG premium app can analyse ...
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Open Source Business intelligence software, preferably in PHP

I recommend Power Bi Desktop. It is a free application to download and free to use. It has a very robust community users helping others and has a trove of open source visuals to use to build reports....
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Cross platform JS/PHP editor software with FTP support and code hinting

I would try Atom, it's an open source easy to use and powerful text editor. It meets each of your requirements of, Having Syntax highlighting ✓ Having Code hinting ✓ Having FTP support ✓ Is cross ...

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