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Role: Documentation
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Description: Documentation
Class: PHP-Ip
Get the real user IP address even behind proxies
Author: By
Last change: Updated to 1.1.6 version
Updated to 1.1.5 version
Code Refactoring by @MASNathan
Date: 3 months ago
Size: 4,929 bytes


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PHP Ip library

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PHP class to get user IP.


This library is supported by PHP versions 5.6 or higher and is compatible with HHVM versions 3.0 or higher.


The preferred way to install this extension is through Composer.

To install PHP Ip library, simply:

$ composer require Josantonius/Ip

The previous command will only install the necessary files, if you prefer to download the entire source code you can use:

$ composer require Josantonius/Ip --prefer-source

You can also clone the complete repository with Git:

$ git clone

Or install it manually:

Download Ip.php:

$ wget

Available Methods

Available methods in this library:

- Get user's IP:


# Return (string|false) ? user IP or false

- Validate IP:


| Attribute | Description | Type | Required | Default | --- | --- | --- | --- | --- | | $ip | IP address to be validated. | string | Yes | |

# Return (boolean)

Quick Start

To use this library with Composer:

require __DIR__ . '/vendor/autoload.php';

use Josantonius\Ip\Ip;

Or If you installed it manually, use it:

require_once __DIR__ . '/Ip.php';

use Josantonius\Ip\Ip;


Example of use for this library:

- Get user's IP:


- Validate IP:

$ip = Ip::get();



To run tests you just need composer and to execute the following:

$ git clone

$ cd PHP-Ip

$ composer install

Run unit tests with PHPUnit:

$ composer phpunit

Run PSR2 code standard tests with PHPCS:

$ composer phpcs

Run PHP Mess Detector tests to detect inconsistencies in code style:

$ composer phpmd

Run all previous tests:

$ composer tests


  • [ ] Add new feature
  • [ ] Improve tests
  • [ ] Improve documentation
  • [ ] Refactor code


If you would like to help, please take a look at the list of issues or the To Do checklist.

Pull requests

  • Fork and clone.
  • Run the command composer install to install the dependencies. This will also install the dev dependencies.
  • Run the command composer fix to excute code standard fixers.
  • Run the tests.
  • Create a branch, commit, push and send me a pull request.


The file structure from this repository was created with PHP-Skeleton.


This project is licensed under MIT license. See the LICENSE file for more info.


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