Force Download in PHP

This script works in all browsers, including Internet Explorer! 🙂 [code lang=”php”] if (strstr($_SERVER[‘HTTP_USER_AGENT’],”MSIE”)) { header(“Pragma: public”); header(“Expires: 0”); header(“Cache-Control: must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre-check=0”); header(“Cache-Control: private”,false); header(“Content-Type: application-download”); header(“Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=\””.basename($filename).”\”;”); header(“Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary”); header(“Content-Length: “[email protected]($ab_file)); set_time_limit(0); } else { header(“Content-type: application-download”); header(“Content-Length: “.filesize($ab_file)); header(“Content-Disposition attachment; filename=”.$filename); } readfile($ab_file); [/code]

By Andrew Odendaal, ago