curl php example
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php curl example

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function getUrl($url){
    $ch = curl_init($url);
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, TRUE);
    $response = curl_exec($ch);
    curl_close($ch);
    return $response;
}   

curl php example

user5338

function makeAPICall($url){

        
        $handle = curl_init();

         
        // Set the url
        curl_setopt($handle, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
        // Set the result output to be a string.
        curl_setopt($handle, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true);
         
        $output = curl_exec($handle);
         
        curl_close($handle);
         
        echo $output;
    return $output;
    }