A tour of the PHP.INI configuration file, part 1

A tour of the PHP.INI configuration file, part 1
You don’t often need to fiddle with PHP’s settings—the language usually works fine with its out-of-the-box configuration. But the creators of PHP, being developers themselves, were well aware that users might occasionally need to tweak the language’s behavior for specialized applications. That’s why they exposed a number of PHP’s variables through a configuration file, called php.ini.