using command line curl with command "time curl -L yahoo.com"
below are the result
And if you want to check the version of a CURL
Command will be "curl -V"
curl 7.15.5 (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu) libcurl/7.15.5 OpenSSL/0.9.8b zlib/1.2.3 libidn/0.6.5
Protocols: tftp ftp telnet dict ldap http file https ftps
Features: GSS-Negotiate IDN IPv6 Largefile NTLM SSL libz
enable CURL via the php.inI
This is the main method on any windows install like WAMP, XAMPP etc
Locate your PHP.ini file
(normally located at in the bin folder of your apache install e.g.
Open the PHP.ini in notepad
Search or find the following : ‘;extension=php_curl.dll’
Uncomment this by removing the semi-colon ‘;’ before it
Save and Close PHP.ini