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PHP | header() Function

PHP header() Function

Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP header() Function.

The built-in PHP header() function sends a raw HTTP header to a client.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

void header ( string $string [, bool $replace = true [, int $http_response_code ]] )

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It contains header string.



It replace parameter indicates whether the header should replace a previous similar header.



Http response code is the specific values, it indicates whether response is success or not.

Return Value

This built-in PHP function does not return any value.


Try out the following example below -

   header("Location: https://www.webdesigntutorialz.com/");


The following example above redirects the client browser to webdesigntutorialz.com website.

Alright guys! This is where we are going to be rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we will study about the PHP header_list() Function.

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