Sentry Answers>PHP>

How do I make a redirect in PHP?

How do I make a redirect in PHP?

Nadia S.

The ProblemJump To Solution

You want to redirect from your web page to another web page using PHP. How can you do this?

The Solution

The easiest way to add a redirect in PHP is to use the header() function.

Click to Copy
<?php $url = "https://example.com"; header('Location: '.$url); die(); ?>

For example to redirect to https://example.com pass 'Location: https://example.com' into header. In the example above, we concatenate the value in our $url variable to this.

It’s a good idea to include the die(); function after the redirect to stop the rest of the page from executing. Since you’ve redirected the user to another page, it’s not necessary to execute the rest of the page.

  • Syntax.fm logo
    Listen to the Syntax Podcast

    Tasty treats for web developers brought to you by Sentry. Get tips and tricks from Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski.

    SEE EPISODES

Loved by over 4 million developers and more than 100,000 organizations worldwide, Sentry provides code-level observability to many of the world’s best-known companies like Disney, Peloton, Cloudflare, Eventbrite, Slack, Supercell, and Rockstar Games. Each month we process billions of exceptions from the most popular products on the internet.

© 2024 • Sentry is a registered Trademark
of Functional Software, Inc.