PHP how to make work curl with CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST or fix php curl SSL certificate
Updated: 23th March 2022
Tags: php curl
If you want your curl request to work, you have two options
Method 1: Disable SSL_VERIFY (meh)
Add options to your curl request.
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, false); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, false);
Also disabling verify host will work for ya. But you can't be sure all curl requests have this options. So I strongly recommend to fix the root of the cause.
Method 2: Add certificate to your php.ini (good)
Download certificate from here https://curl.se/docs/caextract.html and save it to
Change values in php.ini
Make sure this line is uncommented
In older versions it can be this