> Warning: include_once(/PoliticalForum/headerSite.php) [function.include-once]: failed to open stream: No such file or > directory in C:\xampp\htdocs\PoliticalForum\mainHome.php on line 16 > > Warning: include_once() [function.include]: Failed opening > '/PoliticalForum/headerSite.php' for inclusion > (include_path='.;C:\xampp\php\PEAR') in > C:\xampp\htdocs\PoliticalForum\mainHome.php on line 16
Why do I get that Error when I use include_once:
It’s because you have included a leading
/ in your file path. The
/ makes it start at the top of your filesystem. Note: filesystem path, not Web site path (you’re not accessing it over HTTP). You can use a relative path with
include_once (one that doesn’t start with a leading
You can change it to this:
That will look first in the same directory as the file that’s including it (i.e.
C:\xampp\htdocs\PoliticalForum\ in your example.
include() needs a full file path, relative to the file system’s root directory.
This should work:
you can use:
define("PATH_ROOT", dirname(__FILE__)); include_once PATH_ROOT . "/PoliticalForum/headerSite.php";
Failed to open stream error occurs because the given path is wrong such as:
It will give an error if the images folder will not allow you to store images,
be sure your folder is readable