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 04-09-2008, 02:49 AM #2 (permalink) delayedinsanity is cute and cuddly     Join Date: Mar 2008 Location: Vegas, Baby Posts: 963 Thanks: 31 I wish I could remember who it was who suggest this, so I could give them credit, but have you tried using $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT']? I've started to employ this between my test machine and my remote server and it works quite well. Say if you're local is a windows box, and the document root is C:\my documents\htdocs, and your remote is linux, and it's /www/public_html, using document root, you never have to worry about relative paths, you just include($_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'] . "/path/to/include.php"); It's just like using include("C:\my documents\htdocs\path\to\include.php"); or include("/www/public_html/path/to/include.php"); except that since you're calling the _SERVER array it will automagically fill in the root based on whatever machine you may transfer the script to. -m