PHP get current URL


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    To obtain the full URL of the current page in PHP, you can use the $_SERVER superglobal array which contains information about headers, paths, and script locations. The following code demonstrates how to construct the full URL:

    function getCurrentUrl() {
        $protocol = 'http';
        if (isset($_SERVER['HTTPS']) && $_SERVER['HTTPS'] === 'on') {
            $protocol = 'https';
        $url = $protocol . "://" . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'];
        return $url;
    echo getCurrentUrl();

    This function checks if the connection is HTTPS and then constructs the URL accordingly. It uses $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] to get the domain name (or IP address) and $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] to get the URI of the current page.

    Remember, this method will work in most typical scenarios, but in certain server configurations, additional checks or modifications might be necessary.

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