user1633322 user1633322 - 3 months ago 8
PHP Question

php require statement not working when uploaded to host

I have a php file that lives /php/dbtest.php

it worked perfectly fine on my local machine, running xampp I have uploaded it onto a Linux webhost, now the line

require '/../app/start.php'


I have tried echoing error_get_last() but it returns nothing. I am unsure what the problem is or where to look next I have tried without the forward slash. All help very much appreciated

Answer

Your link should be not good. Because with the first /, you make reference to the root directoy of your linux system and generally website are contain in /etc/www. So try :

require '../app/start.php'  

or something that is more linked to the way your document are present in your system.

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