How to enable allow_url_fopen, allow_url_include on a shared server using custom php.ini

You can simply enable/disable the php functions allow_url_include and allow_url_fopen by editing the php configuration file. These functions may disabled in the php configuration file of some shared hosting server. You can simply manage these function by creating a custom php.ini file under your public folder.

Here is the way to do that 🙂

Step I : Create/Open php.ini file under the public folder of your domain.
Step II : Add the following lines to enable above php functions.

allow_url_fopen = On
allow_url_include = On

that’s it 🙂

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Arunlal Ashok

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  1. Magesh says:

    Thanks Arun. That’s a genius idea 🙂

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