Profiling a PHP Web Page
This procedure describes how to profile whole applications, projects,
files or collections of files that are already on the server. Using
the profiling process, you can also create an application in Zend Studioand
publish it to the server before profiling.
Your server must be running the Zend
Debugger in order for remote debugging and
profiling capabilities to function.
The Zend Debugger comes bundled with Zend Studio and
To profile a PHP Web Page:
Click the arrow
next to the Profile button
on the toolbar and select Open
Profile Dialog -or- go to Run
| Open Profile Dialog from the main menu -or- right-click
in PHP Explorer view and select Open
A Profile dialog
PHP Web Page option to create a new Profile configuration.
PHP Web Page Configuration
Enter a name for
the new configuration.
Select your server
from the list.
If you have not yet configured your server, click New.
The PHP Server Creation Wizard will open.
Configure your server by following the instructions on adding
a new server under the PHP Servers Preferences page.
For more information on configuring the communication between
and your remote server, see Setting
Up Remote Debugging.
Under PHP File,
click Browse and select
your 'debug target' file (the file from which the profiling
process will start.)
For further profiling
options, select the Advanced tab, which has the following
Open in Browser - Mark if you would like the application
to be displayed in Zend Studio's
Source Location - Choose whether the source files used
during this session will be taken from the Server or from
a local copy (if a local copy is not available, files will
be taken from the server according to the search mechanism
detailed in the Path Mapping
and then Profile.
if asked whether to open the PHP Profile Perspective. (If
you would like the Profiling Perspective to open by default
in the future, mark the 'Remember my decision' checkbox.)
Profiling Perspective will open, displaying the Profiling Monitor
window with various Profiling views.
See the PHP Profile Perspective
for more on the information that will be displayed once a profile
session has been run.