Enabling and Disabling PHP Error Messages in .htaccess

May 23, 2023 / General Discussion

In this article, we will explain how to enable and disable PHP error message settings in a .htaccess file.

Follow the following steps to enable and disable PHP error message settings.

1. Log into your account using SSH.

2. Now, you need to use a text editor here to modify the .htaccess files as follows:

Add the next line to stop PHP from showing error messages:

php_flag display_errors Off

Add the following line, to allow PHP to display error messages.

php_flag display_errors On

3. Click to Save the changes to the .htaccess file and exit the text editor.

4. To check the new setting is active, create a PHP test file that contains the following code in the same directory where the .htaccess file is located.

<?php phpinfo(); ?>

5. Search for the directive’s name after loading the test file in your web browser. The new setting that you defined in the .htaccess file should appear in the Local Value column.

In this way, you can enable and disable PHP error message settings in an .htaccess file.

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