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How To Make Rest API In PHP | AV Coding

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Today we will learn how to make rest api in php with also using php basic functions as well as pdo functions.

PHP file_get_contents() Documentation:

HTTP Response Codes Documentation:

The complete code is explained in the video below and the source code is provided below.


	header("Access-Control-Allow-Origin: *");
	header("Content-Type: application/json; charset=UTF-8");
	header('Access-Control-Allow-Methods: GET, PUT, POST, DELETE, OPTIONS');
	header('Access-Control-Max-Age: 1000');
	header('Access-Control-Allow-Headers: Content-Type, Authorization, X-Requested-With');

	$db['db_host'] = "localhost";
	$db['db_user'] = "root";
	$db['db_pass'] = "";
	$db['db_name'] = "avcoding";
	$connection = mysqli_connect($db['db_host'], $db['db_user'],$db['db_pass'],$db['db_name']);
	$query = "SET NAMES utf8";

	//If Getting Data From User

	$data = json_decode(file_get_contents("php://input"));

	// for eg:- json data is like 
	// {
	// 	name: 'av',
	// 	country: 'india'
	// }

	//Save or update data using normal query and using this data
	//Send Response of success by making array as below

	// If uploading files just use
		// $_FILES['name of input']
			// $_FILES[$data->key]
	// And set headers Content-Type: multipart/form-data

	// If Sending Data to User
	// Create array by fetching data from database using normal queries
	$data = array(
        "name" => $name,
        "country" => $country,
    // set response code - 200 OK
    // show products data in json format
    echo json_encode($data);


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