Ryan Ryan - 1 year ago 240
PHP Question

Get mime type of external file using cURL and php

I've used

and File info but i never successed. i want to use now cURL with PHP and get the headers of the file which is hosted on another domain then extract & determine if the type is MP3 or not. ( i think the mime type of MP3 is

Briefly, i know that but i don't know how to apply it :)


Answer Source

PHP curl_getinfo()

  # the request
  $ch = curl_init('http://www.google.com');
  curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true);

  # get the content type
  echo curl_getinfo($ch, CURLINFO_CONTENT_TYPE);

  # output
  text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1


curl -I http://www.google.com


HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently
Location: http://www.google.com/
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2010 20:35:12 GMT
Expires: Sun, 09 May 2010 20:35:12 GMT
Cache-Control: public, max-age=2592000
Server: gws
Content-Length: 219
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