php_sapi_name

php_sapi_name

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.1, PHP 5)

php_sapi_name --  Returns the type of interface between web server and PHP

Description

string php_sapi_name ( void )

php_sapi_name() returns a lowercase string which describes the type of interface between web server and PHP (Server API, SAPI). In CGI PHP, this string is "cgi", in mod_php for Apache, this string is "apache" and so on.

Example 1. php_sapi_name() example

<?php
$sapi_type
= php_sapi_name();
if (
substr($sapi_type, 0, 3) == 'cgi') {
    echo
"You are using CGI PHP\n";
} else {
    echo
"You are not using CGI PHP\n";
}
?>

See also PHP_SAPI.

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