PHP Manual: geoip_id_by_name


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geoip_id_by_name

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geoip_id_by_name -- Get the Internet connection speed

Description

int geoip_id_by_name ( string hostname )

The geoip_id_by_name() function will return the country and region corresponding to a hostname or an IP address.

The return value is numeric and can be compared to the following constants:

  • GEOIP_UNKNOWN_SPEED

  • GEOIP_DIALUP_SPEED

  • GEOIP_CABLEDSL_SPEED

  • GEOIP_CORPORATE_SPEED

Parameters

hostname

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

Return Values

Returns the net speed.

Examples

Example 1. A geoip_id_by_name() example

This will output the net speed of the host example.com.

<?php
$netspeed
= geoip_id_by_name('www.example.com');

echo
'The connection type is ';

switch (
$netspeed) {
    case
GEOIP_DIALUP_SPEED:
        echo
'dial-up';
        break;
    case
GEOIP_CABLEDSL_SPEED:
        echo
'cable or DSL';
        break;
    case
GEOIP_CORPORATE_SPEED:
        echo
'corporate';
        break;
    case
GEOIP_UNKNOWN_SPEED:
    default:
        echo
'unknown';
}
?>

The above example will output:

The connection type is corporate