This package is abandoned and no longer maintained. The author suggests using the guzzlehttp/guzzle package instead.

PHP HTTP client. This library is deprecated in favor of

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v3.9.3 2015-03-18 18:23 UTC


This is an old version of Guzzle

This repository is for Guzzle 3.x. Guzzle 5.x, the new version of Guzzle, has been released and is available at The documentation for Guzzle version 5+ can be found at

Guzzle 3 is no longer maintained and is now end of life.

About Guzzle 3

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  • Extremely powerful API provides all the power of cURL with a simple interface.
  • Truly take advantage of HTTP/1.1 with persistent connections, connection pooling, and parallel requests.
  • Service description DSL allows you build awesome web service clients faster.
  • Symfony2 event-based plugin system allows you to completely modify the behavior of a request.

Installing via Composer

The recommended way to install Guzzle is through Composer.

# Install Composer
curl -sS | php

# Add Guzzle as a dependency
php composer.phar require guzzle/guzzle:~3.9

After installing, you need to require Composer's autoloader:

require 'vendor/autoload.php';

Known Issues

  1. Problem following a specific redirect: This has been fixed in Guzzle 4/5.
  2. Root XML attributes not serialized in a service description: This has been fixed in Guzzle 4/5.
  3. Accept-Encoding not preserved when following redirect: Fixed in Guzzle 4/5.
  4. String "Array" Transmitted w/ PostFiles and Duplicate Aggregator: Fixed in Guzzle 4/5.
  5. Recursive model references with array items: Fixed in Guzzle 4/5
  6. String "Array" Transmitted w/ PostFiles and Duplicate Aggregator: Fixed in Guzzle 4/5.