PHP HTTP Headers

If you want to check your headers, you can use web based tools like:,
web-browser extensions (e.g. LiveHTTPHeaders, ieHTTPHeaders) or another third-party software tool.

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// See related links for more status codes   // Use this header instruction to fix 404 headers
// produced by url rewriting...
header('HTTP/1.1 200 OK');   // Page was not found:
header('HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found');   // Access forbidden:
header('HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden');   // The page moved permanently should be used for
// all redrictions, because search engines know
// what's going on and can easily update their urls.
header('HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently');   // Server error
header('HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error');   // Redirect to a new location:
header('Location:');   // Redriect with a delay:
header('Refresh: 10; url=');
print 'You will be redirected in 10 seconds';   // you can also use the HTML syntax:
// <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="10; />   // override X-Powered-By value
header('X-Powered-By: PHP/4.4.0');
header('X-Powered-By: Brain/0.6b');   // content language (en = English)
header('Content-language: en');   // last modified (good for caching)
$time = time() - 60; // or filemtime($fn), etc
header('Last-Modified: '.gmdate('D, d M Y H:i:s', $time).' GMT');   // header for telling the browser that the content
// did not get changed
header('HTTP/1.1 304 Not Modified');   // set content length (good for caching):
header('Content-Length: 1234');   // Headers for an download:
header('Content-Type: application/octet-stream');
header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=""'); 
header('Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary');
// load the file to send:
readfile('');   // Disable caching of the current document:
header('Cache-Control: no-cache, no-store, max-age=0, must-revalidate');
header('Expires: Mon, 26 Jul 1997 05:00:00 GMT'); // Date in the past
header('Pragma: no-cache');   // set content type:
header('Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1');
header('Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8');
header('Content-Type: text/plain'); // plain text file
header('Content-Type: image/jpeg'); // JPG picture
header('Content-Type: application/zip'); // ZIP file
header('Content-Type: application/pdf'); // PDF file
header('Content-Type: audio/mpeg'); // Audio MPEG (MP3,...) file
header('Content-Type: application/x-shockwave-flash'); // Flash animation   // show sign in box
header('HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized');
header('WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="Top Secret"');
print 'Text that will be displayed if the user hits cancel or ';
print 'enters wrong login data';

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