Profiling a URL

This procedure describes how to profile a URL.


Your server must be running the Zend Debugger or Xdebug in order for remote debugging and profiling capabilities to function.
The Zend Debugger comes bundled with Zend Studio and Zend Server. For instructions on installing and configuring Xdebug, see Installing Xdebug and Configuring Xdebug.



Instructions on how to complete a procedure

To Profile a URL:

  1. Click the profile URL button on the main toolbar -or- go to Run | Profile URL.

  2. The Profile URL dialog will appear.

Profile URL dialog

  1. In the 'Open Browser at:' field, enter the URL of the page that should be profiled.

  2. Click Profile.

The Profile Perspective will open with a number of views detailing information about the profiling process.

See the PHP Profile Perspective for more on the information that will be displayed once a profile session has been run.