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How To On PHP Error Reporting To Find Php Errors


What is PHP error reporting and how to on it to find coding errors

Error reporting is very userful servise to find errors during php development . By default error reporting is disabled in php in most of cases . If error reporting is off the when you run a wrong php code ,nothing happnes on web browser and it seems blank .

Only error reporting is the way to find which type and where is the coding error.



$a = "This is the string"
echo $a;

In this example variable $a assigned a string . But a php error is semi colon ( ; )  sign is not used after end on the string “This is the string” . When you save this code and run on web browser ,web browser seems blank and nothing will happen .

In this condition error reporting helps to find errors in php code .

Step to On error_reporting

To on error reporting you need to access php.ini on the root folder . Go to php.ini and open in notepad or any other text editor .

Go down in php.ini in ERROR Logging section and find error_reporting .

Change value of error_reporting = 0 to error_reporting = E_ALL & ~E_DEPRECATED & ~E_STRICT

php error reporting
php error reporting

Save this file and run you upper php code which has error (;) on web browser and see the changes .


find php error
find php error

Error is displayed “Parse error:

syntax error, unexpected 'echo' (T_ECHO) in C:\xampp\htdocs\php\index.php on line 8"

In this error php installed on localhost so the displayed path is local . If it installed on web host the path is starts from domain name . Find the error and solve it . It is very useful for find errors in large size and complex php codings .

Learm more about error reporting see the following video.