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Get User Location Using IP Address In PHP

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017

Tags:- PHP


User data like location,ip address,host is sometimes necessary to get to know where your user come from what is his IP address and else. So, in this tutorial we will show you how to get user's complete location using users IP address in PHP with the help of GeoPlugin web service.You may also like get user address using PHP and google map api.


Get User Location Using IP Address In PHP


To Get Location It Takes Only one Step:-

  1. Make a PHP file and define scripting


Step 1.Make a PHP file and define scripting

We make a PHP file and save it with a name location.php

<html>
<body>
<div id="wrapper">
<?php
$ip=$_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'];
echo var_export(unserialize(file_get_contents('http://www.geoplugin.net/php.gp?ip='.$ip)));
?>
</div>
</body>
</html>

In this step we first get the IP address of the user and then assign it to geoplugin link to get the complete location of the user.You may also like get visitor details using PHP.


Thats all, this is how to get user location using IP address using PHP.You can customize this code further as per your requirement. And please feel free to give comments on this tutorial.

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