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Thursday, 25 May 2017


What is CURL and how do I know if its installed on my server?

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PHP supports libcurl, a library created by Daniel Stenberg, that allows you to connect and communicate to many different types of servers with many different types of protocols. It is required for the Paypal IPN system and is more reliable than using sockets, which are not supported by this script.

 

 

 

 

PHP supports libcurl, a library created by Daniel Stenberg, that allows you to connect and communicate to many different types of servers with many different types of protocols. It is required for the Paypal IPN system and is more reliable than using sockets, which are not supported by this script.

To find out if your server has this module installed you need to view your PHP configuration data. To do this copy and paste the following into a text editor:

<?php
phpinfo();
?>
Save the file as 'test.php' and upload to your server. Once uploaded access this file in your browser. You are looking for the data shown in the following image:

Curl