Getting user's IP address in LC Server

matthias_livecode_150811 at matthias_livecode_150811 at
Tue May 4 03:48:39 EDT 2021

Hi Tim,

you can use the array variable $_SERVER for it. The variable contains the CGI interface related variables, along with any HTTP_* variables that are available.

$_SERVER["REMOTE_ADDR] contains the remote ip address.


Matthias Rebbe
Life Is Too Short For Boring Code

> Am 04.05.2021 um 06:30 schrieb Tim Selander via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Hi,
> I am trying to make a web page that changes content a bit based on the user's location. I am using my on-rev hosting account and am trying two different service's APIs:
> 1) put "My country is" && url ""
> 2) put "curl" into IPvariable
> But both of these return the info for Liquid Web LLC, the on-rev server company, not the info for me as I test the page in Tokyo.
> What is a reliable way to get the user's IP address and or geolocation info from LC Server?
> Any help appreciated!
> Thanks,
> Tim Selander
> Tokyo
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