Including files from site root with PHP

When referencing “/”, php will interpret the forward slash as the root of the file system and NOT the root of the website. to deal with (or include) the file, you must specify its location by ether an absolute or relative path.

If a File is located at /var/www/syswide/util.php, and the php script you’re working on is at /var/www/media/index.php. you can refer to your file ether by its absolute path (/var/www/syswide/util.php) or by its relative path:
The same principle should be applicable on MS-Windows as well.

note: “..” refers to the parent directory.

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