Controlling HTTP Response Header Lines in PHP Scripts

This chapter provides tutorial examples and notes about HTTP response header line. Topics include understanding of HTTP response structure and standard header lines; controling header lines using the header() function; dumping HTTP responses to view header lines; IIS and PHP engine added header lines for static files and PHP scripts; Location, Content-Type, and Content-Disposition header lines.

What Is an HTTP Response?

HTTP Response Header Lines

header() - Inserting a Raw Header Lines

HttpRequestGet.php - Viewing Header Lines

Response Header Lines of Static Files

HttpHeaderLines.php - Examples of Inserting Header Lines

Location: - Forcing the Browser to Redirect to Another URL

Content-Type: - Generating Non-HTML Response Body

Content-Disposition: - Sending Files for Downloading

Conclusion:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction and Installation of PHP 7.0

 PHP Script File Syntax

 PHP Data Types and Data Literals

 Variables, References, and Constants

 Expressions, Operations and Type Conversions

 Conditional Statements - "if" and "switch"

 Loop Statements - "while", "for", and "do ... while"

 Function Declaration, Arguments, and Return Values

 Arrays - Ordered Maps

 Configuring and Sending out Emails

 Retrieving Information from HTTP Requests

 Creating and Managing Sessions in PHP Scripts

 Sending and Receiving Cookies in PHP Scripts

Controlling HTTP Response Header Lines in PHP Scripts

 MySQL Server Connection and Access Functions

 Functions to Manage Directories, Files and Images

 SOAP Extension Function and Calling Web Services

 SOAP Server Functions and Examples

 Localization Overview of Web Applications

 Using Non-ASCII Characters in HTML Documents

 Using Non-ASCII Characters as PHP Script String Literals

 Receiving Non-ASCII Characters from Input Forms

 "mbstring" Extension and Non-ASCII Encoding Management

 Managing Non-ASCII Character Strings with MySQL Servers

 Introduction of Class and Object

 Integrating PHP with Apache Web Server

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version