I'm sending data through POST from one application to another, using the file_get_contents function, I can't receive the data but using the variable $ _POST I can get it. Which would be the most suitable to receive the data? I would like to send a token for authentication together, how could I do that?
$cont = json_decode(file_get_contents('php://input'), true); echo gettype($cont); NULL
And when I try the pre-defined variable, I can receive the data.
$cont = $_POST; echo gettype($cont); array
file_get_contents('php://input') gets the raw POST data as a string.
$_POST gets the POST data after PHP has automatically decoded it from
If the data isn't encoded using one of those methods (e.g. if it is JSON as per your first example which uses
$_POST won't be populated.
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