(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)

get_cfg_varGets the value of a PHP configuration option


get_cfg_var ( string $option ) : mixed

Gets the value of a PHP configuration option.

This function will not return configuration information set when the PHP was compiled, or read from an Apache configuration file.

To check whether the system is using a configuration file, try retrieving the value of the cfg_file_path configuration setting. If this is available, a configuration file is being used.



The configuration option name.

Return Values

Returns the current value of the PHP configuration variable specified by option, or FALSE if an error occurs.


Version Description
5.3.0 get_cfg_var() was fixed to be able to return "array" ini options.

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