Is it possible to translate a server relative virtual path to physical path in PHP?

e.g. if I have a url:


then find the physical path of index.php somehow from some other script?

2 Answers

Benoit Vidis On Best Solutions

You're looking for realpath

$path = 'mydir/index.php';
echo realpath($path);
Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams On

Prepend $_SERVER["DOCUMENT_ROOT"] to the script path.