Get User Location Using IP Address In PHP
Last Updated : Jul 1, 2023
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.
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.
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To Get Location It Takes Only one Step:-
- 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.
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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.
I hope this tutorial on get user location from ip address using php helps you and the steps and method mentioned above are easy to follow and implement.