Include statements in PHP

PHP include statement
  • The include and require statement takes all the text, code that in the particular file, and copies it into the file by using the include and require statement.
  • PHP include and require include PHP,HTMl, or text on multiple pages.
  • PHP include and require Statements is used to insert the content of one PHP file into another PHP file (before the server executes it), with the include or require statement.
  • Syntax
  • include 'filename';
    OR
    include_once 'filename';

  • Example-1
  • Main.php file code
  • <html>
    <body>
    <p>Main file content</p>
    <?php
    include 'include_file.php';
    ?>

    </body>
    </html>

  • include_file.php file code
  • <?php
    echo "<p>Include file content</p>";
    ?>

    Output:

    Main file content
    Include file content


  • Example-2
  • Main.php file code using include_once()
  • <html>
    <body>
    <?php
    include_once 'include_file.php';
    echo "Main File content :- Welcome to $name.";
    ?>

    </body>
    </html>

  • include_file.php file code
  • <?php
    $name='PHPCodersPoint';
    ?>

    Output:

    Main File content :- Welcome to PHPCodersPoint.