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3:11 am, October 24, 2021

php post data back to a url with a function

this function uses curl to post back data to a url, this acts like a _POST form request from within a function.

Function usage:

$url

the url to post the data back to

e.g: $url = "https://kruxor.com/";

$myvars

the variables and data to post back to the url, you can add them in a string like the following example

$myvars = 'myvar1=' . $myvar1 . '&myvar2=' . $myvar2;

Usage

echo $response = post_data($url, $myvars);

PHP

public function post_data($url, $myvars) {
  		//$url = 'http://www.someurl.com';
  		//$myvars = 'myvar1=' . $myvar1 . '&myvar2=' . $myvar2;

  		$ch = curl_init( $url );
  		curl_setopt( $ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
  		curl_setopt( $ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $myvars);
  		curl_setopt( $ch, CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION, 1);
  		curl_setopt( $ch, CURLOPT_HEADER, 0);
  		curl_setopt( $ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);

  		return $response = curl_exec( $ch );
  	}

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