The geoip_continent_code_by_name() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which helps to generate a two-letter continent code(Each continent has assigned a two-letter code. For example – AF for Africa, AS for Asia, and many more). The function takes the hostname or IP Address as an argument and generates the two-letter continent code.
string geoip_continent_code_by_name ( string $hostname )
- Parameters : The function geoip_continent_code_by_name() accepts a single parameter as mentioned above and explained below :
- $hostname : This is the only parameter accepted by the above function . This is the IP address or the hostname which the function accepts and returns the two letter continent code .
Return Values : It returns two letter continent code on success otherwise returns FALSE on failure.
Below programs illustrate the above function :
This host is located in: NA
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