[Project_owners] PHP Not Respecting header()

Douglas E. Warner silfreed at silfreed.net
Tue Dec 18 10:14:07 PST 2007

On Tuesday 18 December 2007, David White wrote:
> Sorry for my newbie questions. But I am stumped again. My php code is
> trying to set the following on a response:
> header($_SERVER['SERVER_PROTOCOL'] . " 400 This is mine", true, 400);
> I do not want the "default" status text. I really want my own
> information put there. However, I ALWAYS receive "BAD REQUEST" on the
> status line that is returned.
> Shouldn't this be possible? If so, how?

You shouldn't need to do all that; for example:
header("HTTP/1.0 404 Not Found");

Typically you'll need to exit(); afterward if you don't want your page to 
continue processing afterward.


Douglas E. Warner    <silfreed at silfreed.net>    Site Developer
Mozdev.org           http://www.mozdev.org
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