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PHP HTTP Authentication


In this topic we gonna make a HTTP-Header authenticate script.

Simple authenticate


PLEASE NOTE: ONLY PUT THIS CODE IN THE HEADER OF THE PAGE, OTHERWISE IT WILL NOT WORK!

<?php
if (!isset($_SERVER['PHP_AUTH_USER'])) {
 header('WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="My Realm"');
 header('HTTP/1.0 401 Unauthorized');
 echo 'Text to send if user hits Cancel button';
 exit;
}

echo "<p>Hello {$_SERVER['PHP_AUTH_USER']}.</p>";
$user = $_SERVER['PHP_AUTH_USER']; //Lets save the information
echo "<p>You entered {$_SERVER['PHP_AUTH_PW']} as your password.</p>";
$pass = $_SERVER['PHP_AUTH_PW']; //Save the password(optionally add encryption)!
?>
//You html page


Conclusion

In this page (written and validated by ) you learned about PHP HTTP Authentication . What's Next? If you are interested in completing PHP tutorial, your next topic will be learning about: PHP WebSockets.



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