Get Current File Name

    $pageName = basename($_SERVER['PHP_SELF']);

Potential use:

<body id="body_<?php echo $pageName; ?>">

Append ID to body to do different CSS styles on different pages.


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    Chris your snippets section is working. I found this on Google it was just what I needed.

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    Zlatan Halilovic
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    yeah! this is working, thank you.

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    echo $pageName = basename($_SERVER[‘SCRIPT_NAME’]);

    It will give current file name… as index.php or about.php

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    Marcio Toledo

    But you will have ‘.php’ as id or class. If you want get only name befor the ‘.php’ here is de code:

    // Recuperando o nome do arquivo sem '.php'
      $currentFile = $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"];
      $parts = Explode('/', $currentFile);
      $parts = $parts[count($parts) - 1];
      $parts = Explode('.', $parts);
      $pageName = $parts[0];
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      I agree. Simply I enclose files with regular dot(s) in the name:

      $currentFile = $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"];
      $parts = explode('/', $currentFile);
      $parts = $parts[count($parts) - 1];
      $name = explode('.', $parts);
      unset ($name[count($name) - 1]);
      $pageName = implode('.',$name);
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    better yet:
    echo basename($_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'], '.php');

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      great, thank you

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      Yo…Hilco – thanks.

      This rocks for my purposes…dynamically searching a database for stuff that’s only meant to be shown on certain pages.

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    echo substr(
      , strrpos( __FILE__ , '/' )
      , strrpos( __FILE__ , '.' )

    ? .

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    You have an error in your code, $_SERVER[PHP_SELF] instead of $_SERVER[‘PHP_SELF’]

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    never know how these php snippets work

    any link to demo to show few site, with the screencapture on the SERVER code that php was implemented

    got very confuse, that these things work or NOT

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    A very useful feature that seems totally absent in Javascript.

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