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PHP $http_response_header Variable



The PHP $http_response_header variable is an array which is similar to the get_headers() function. When using the HTTP wrapper, $http_response_header will be populated with the HTTP response headers. $http_response_header will be created in the local scope.


Example: $http_response_header example

The example below demonstrates the usage of $http_response_header variable.

<?php
function get_contents() {
  file_get_contents("http://example.com");
  var_dump($http_response_header);
}
get_contents();
var_dump($http_response_header);
?>

The output of the above script will be similar to:

array(9) {
  [0]=>
  string(15) "HTTP/1.1 200 OK"
  [1]=>
  string(35) "Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2008 17:30:38 GMT"
  [2]=>
  string(29) "Server: Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS)"
  [3]=>
  string(44) "Last-Modified: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 13:24:10 GMT"
  [4]=>
  string(27) "ETag: "280100-1b6-80bfd280""
  [5]=>
  string(20) "Accept-Ranges: bytes"
  [6]=>
  string(19) "Content-Length: 438"
  [7]=>
  string(17) "Connection: close"
  [8]=>
  string(38) "Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8"
}
NULL

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