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Gets the host name
Network Functions
PHP Manual


(PHP >= 5.3.0)

gethostnameGets the host name


string gethostname ( void )

gethostname() gets the standard host name for the local machine.

Return Values

Returns a string with the hostname on success, otherwise FALSE is returned.


Example #1 A simple gethostname() example

echo gethostname(); // may output e.g,: sandie

// Or, an option that also works before PHP 5.3
echo php_uname('n'); // may output e.g,: sandie

See Also

Network Functions
PHP Manual