This article describes how to enable and disable the allow_url_fopen directive in a custom php.ini file.
When the allow_url_fopen directive is enabled, you can write scripts that open remote files as if they are local files. For example, you can use the file_get_contents function to retrieve the contents of a web page.
To enable this functionality, use a text editor to modify the allow_url_fopen directive in the php.ini file as follows:
allow_url_fopen = on
To disable this functionality, modify the allow_url_fopen directive in the php.ini file as follows:
allow_url_fopen = off
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