PHP Manual: http_build_url


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http_build_url

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http_build_url -- Build an URL

Description

string http_build_url ( [mixed url [, mixed parts [, int flags = HTTP_URL_REPLACE [, array &new_url]]]] )

Build an URL.

The parts of the second URL will be merged into the first according to the flags argument.

Parameters

url

(part(s) of) an URL in form of a string or associative array like parse_url() returns

parts

same as the first argument

flags

a bitmask of binary or'ed HTTP_URL constants; HTTP_URL_REPLACE is the default

new_url

if set, it will be filled with the parts of the composed url like parse_url() would return

Return Values

Returns the new URL as string on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 1. A http_build_url() example

<?php
echo http_build_url("http://user@www.example.com/pub/index.php?a=b#files",
    array(
        
"scheme" => "ftp",
        
"host" => "ftp.example.com",
        
"path" => "files/current/",
        
"query" => "a=c"
    
),
    
HTTP_URL_STRIP_AUTH | HTTP_URL_JOIN_PATH | HTTP_URL_JOIN_QUERY | HTTP_URL_STRIP_FRAGMENT
);
?>

The above example will output:

ftp://ftp.example.com/pub/files/current/?a=b&a=c