How to deploy php rest api on hosting site?

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by daisha , in category: Third Party Scripts , a month ago

How to deploy php rest api on hosting site?

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by mac , a month ago

@daisha 

To deploy a PHP REST API on a hosting site, you can follow these steps:

  1. Choose a hosting provider that supports PHP and MySQL. Some popular hosting providers include Bluehost, HostGator, SiteGround, and GoDaddy.
  2. Purchase a hosting plan that meets the requirements of your PHP application, including the necessary amount of storage, bandwidth, and features.
  3. Set up a domain name for your website through your hosting provider or a domain registrar.
  4. Upload your PHP files to the hosting server using an FTP client or the file manager provided by your hosting provider. Make sure to place your main PHP file (e.g. index.php) in the root directory of your website.
  5. Create a MySQL database for your REST API and import any necessary database tables and data.
  6. Configure your PHP files to connect to the MySQL database using the appropriate database credentials.
  7. Test your PHP REST API by accessing it through a web browser or using a tool like Postman.
  8. Ensure that your hosting server has the necessary security measures in place to protect your REST API from malicious attacks, such as SSL/TLS encryption and server-side authentication.
  9. Monitor the performance of your PHP REST API on the hosting site and make any necessary optimizations to improve speed and reliability.
  10. Consider setting up a monitoring and logging system to track the usage and performance of your REST API in real-time.