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geoip_continent_code_by_name

(PECL geoip >= 1.0.3)

geoip_continent_code_by_nameGet the two letter continent code

Description

string geoip_continent_code_by_name ( string $hostname )

The geoip_continent_code_by_name() function will return the two letter continent code corresponding to a hostname or an IP address.

Parameters

hostname

The hostname or IP address whose location is to be looked-up.

Return Values

Returns the two letter continent code on success, or FALSE if the address cannot be found in the database.

Examples

Example #1 A geoip_continent_code_by_name() example

This will print where the host example.com is located.

<?php
$continent 
geoip_continent_code_by_name('www.example.com');
if (
$continent) {
    echo 
'This host is located in: ' $continent;
}
?>

The above example will output:

 This host is located in: NA

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