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http_request

(PECL pecl_http >= 1.0.0)

http_requestPerform custom request

Description

string http_request ( int $method , string $url [, string $body [, array $options [, array &$info ]]] )

Performs a custom HTTP request on the supplied url.

See the full list of request options.

Parameters

method

Request method

url

URL

body

Request body

options

request options

info

Request/response information

Return Values

Returns the HTTP response(s) as string on success, or FALSE on failure.

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Dan
2 years ago
You should specify the first argument (int $method) using one of the Predefined HTTP request method constants specified here:

http://www.php.net/manual/en/http.constants.php

For example:

<?php
http_request
(HTTP_METH_PUT, 'www.example.com');
?>
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