I have an old Perl script that needs to be updated and cleaned up. It is pretty slow (causes high server load) and has some poor coding that needs to be fixed. It needs to be re-written in PHP or Perl, I am open to a recommendation to do it in either. There may be enough existing useful Perl code to stay with that?
Searches from [url removed, login to view] (FNO) show Featured Events (FEs) displayed at the top of the results page ordered by date. After the Featured Events (FEs) we display the rest of the events.
The [url removed, login to view] script also drives a custom search feature we offer to other sites,
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