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IP2Location PHP Module: Get geographical details of an IP with IP2Location

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ip2location-php 7.0.0GNU Lesser Genera...3.0Networking, PHP 5, Geography
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This class can get geographical details of an IP with IP2Location.

It can read and parse an IP2Location data file made available in the IP2Location site, so it can locate a given IP address and get geographical details associated to the IP address range.

Currently it can extract details like the country, region, city, latitude, longitude, ZIP code, time zone, ISP, domain name, connection speed, IDD code, area code, weather station code, weather station name, mcc, mnc, mobile brand, and elevation.

This class can work with both the commercial and free versions of IP2Location database.

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IP2Location (PHP Module)
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This PHP module provides fast lookup of country, region, city, latitude, longitude, ZIP code, time zone, ISP, domain name, connection speed, IDD code, area code, weather station code, weather station name, mcc, mnc, mobile brand, elevation, and usage type from IP address by using IP2Location database. This module uses a file based database available at IP2Location.com. 

This database simply contains IP blocks as keys, and other information such as country, region, city, latitude, longitude, ISP and domain name as values.

This module can be used in many types of projects such as:

 1) select the geographically closest mirror
 2) analyze your web server logs to determine the countries of your visitors
 3) credit card fraud detection
 4) software export controls
 5) display native language and currency 
 6) prevent password sharing and abuse of service 
 7) geotargeting in advertisement

The database will be updated in monthly basis for the greater accuracy. Free sample database is available at /samples directory or download it from http://www.ip2location.com/developers.aspx.

The free lite database is available at http://lite.ip2location.com.

The complete database is available at http://www.ip2location.com under Premium subscription package. This module also support IP2Location IPv6 version.


INSTALLATION

To install this module, unzip the package and copy the following files to your web folder.
 i)   ip2location.class.php
 ii)  sample.php
 iii) databases/IP-COUNTRY-SAMPLE.BIN
 iv)  databases/IPV6-COUNTRY.SAMPLE.BIN
 
To test this installation, please browse sample.php using web browser.
Please take note that this solution will works with the BIN database download from ip2location.com.

DEPENDENCIES

The LITE database is available at http://lite.ip2location.com for free download.
The complete database is available at http://www.ip2location.com under subscription package.


COPYRIGHT AND LICENCE

Copyright (C) 2005-2013 by IP2Location.com, support@ip2location.com

This library is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
 
This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this library; If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
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Accessible without login Plain text file BIN_DATABASE_README.txt Doc. BIN database download information
Plain text file ip2location.class.php Class ip2location class
Accessible without login Plain text file README.txt Doc. read me
Accessible without login Plain text file sample.php Example sample code

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very good class.
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Very simple to setup and use, thank you for sharing.
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