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Get absolute path on webspace

Tip by Computer Expert | Last update on 2020-02-04 | Created on 2012-03-10

Sometimes, you need the absolute path of your web space, for example, to save or open files. Unfortunately, the path is usually more than unknown, especially for users of shared hosting providers.

This shall bring light into the darkness:

echo getcwd();

With the simple function getcwd() using PHP, you can easily and quickly get the absolute path of where the file containing the script is located.

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