Proxies can be used in PHP code as long as the CURL library is enabled.

If you have a script that needs to send traffic via a Proxy Server, one of the best options is to use PHP's cURL library.

Create a file called test_proxy.php:

$proxy = '';  // <-- Replace with your proxy IP:PORT
$url = '';
$content = getUrlContents($url, $proxy);
print $content;

function getUrlContents($url, $proxy = NULL, $post_data = NULL, $timeout = 30, $userpass = NULL) {
$curl = curl_init();
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
if ($post_data !== NULL) {
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_POST, TRUE);
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $post_data);
if ($proxy != NULL) {
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_PROXY, $proxy);
if ($userpass != NULL) {
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_USERPWD, $userpass);
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, FALSE);
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, FALSE);
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_TIMEOUT, $timeout);
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_MAXREDIRS, 5);
$contents = curl_exec($curl);
return $contents;


Upload and navigate to test_proxy.php

-- If it works, you should see the contents of the specified $url

-- If you get an access denied page, ensure your server's IP is added as an authorized IP in our Control panel

-- If you see CURL errors, contact your web host about CURL support

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