Summary: use popup for debugging
Version: 2.3
Prerequisites: none
Status: Working
Maintainer: GNUZoo
Downloads: phpalert.phpΔ

Questions answered by this recipe

  • Is there a way to use a popup for debugging in php?

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Popup alert box for debugging.

This recipe is intended for administrators to use inside a php program for debugging.

Syntax is just like the javascript alert() function.


 phpalert("hello world");


 phpalert('single quotes ok');

 phpalert("data=$datavar"); - can use php variables inside double quotes


Copy phpalert.phpΔ to your cookbook directory

In your config.php enter:


or in your farmconfig.php enter:



Release Notes

This program is free software.
You can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GNU General Public License as
published by the Free Software Foundation either version 2 of the
License, or (at your option) any later version.

Copyright 2007

  • Version: 10 10 2006 10:40 AM CST - Initial release
  • Version: 10 18 2006 12:47 PM CST - correct spelling of the work "language" in javascript code
  • Version: 10 18 2006 03:43 PM CST - update javscript code to w3c compliance
  • Version: 10 27 2006 05:12 AM CST - way improved handling of quotes
  • Version: 2.0 - now works with redirects, also added version information to code
  • Version: 2.1 - cleaner code
  • Version: 2.2 - fix version information


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