If I have an index.php file that includes inc/footer.php I would write:
If I want to include another file inside footer.php, I must do it relative to the index.php file (the one that is including it). This may not be a problem, but what about if I want to include index.php from an entire different location?
I understand that there are several methods to achieve this like defining an absolute path or using
This is something that has never been a real problem since one way or another I always figured it out but that I always wondered how exactly includes work in php.
Can someone explain me exaclty what is going on under the hood?