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  1. #1
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    best way to get installed directory

    Hi all,

    I'm trying to build a project that I plan on making installable in the future, what i'm trying to do is find a way to get the directory that the app is installed in, I have a config page created and would like to set a variable in there that would store the apps root directory.

    So lets say for example I want to include an image instead of writing the full value manually I want to be able to put $variable/images/image.png or something similar.

    Thanks in advance

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    PHP has a host of native directory functions for that. They are used by installable CMS' such as Wordpress...getcwd() will get the current directory of the script.

    Check out http://php.net/manual/en/ref.dir.php for more directory functions


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