What is difference between require() and include()?

  • require() and include() both are used for including files in PHP.
  • When you include a file using include() and that file is not exists then it will give warning (E_WARNING) and the rest script will continue.
  • When you include a file using require() and that file is not exists then it will give fatal error (E_COMPILE_ERROR) and the rest script will not run that means stop the execution of script.

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