How To Enable PHP cURL Extension?

Are you looking for the multiple way to enable PHP cURL extension into your server? In this article, we’ll share some of way to enable PHP cURL extension.

To enable the PHP-cURL extension onWindows systems

  1. Open php.ini file located under php installation folder.
  2. Search for extension=php_curl.dll.
  3. Uncomment it by removing the semi-colon(;) in front of it.
  4. Restart the Apache Server.

To enable the PHP-cURL extension on Linux Ubuntu/Debian, you must first install it with the command:

sudo apt-get install php-curl

Or so for the old PHP5 version:

sudo apt-get install php5-curl

You can activate/deactivate the PHP module like this:

sudo phpenmod curl
sudo phpdismod curl

Restart Apache2 to apply the changes:

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Check if curl is activated:

php -i | grep -i curl

How to enable CURL via the php.ini file by cPanel

Step 1: Login into cPanel.

Step 2: Navigate to the Files section and click the file manager icon.

Step 3: Navigate to the public_html directory and find the php.ini file.

Step 4: Select the php.ini file and right-click to edit button.

Step 5: You will appear a popup window and click on the Edit button and proceed.

Step 6: A new tab will appear in the browser and add the below code in your php.ini file
Save the file, now you have successfully enabled the CURL extension.


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