Actual IP Address

What is my IP address right now?

Sometimes, for some reason, you need to know what your IP address is.

IP addresses can be static or dynamic. A static IP address is the same all time.

A dynamic IP address changes by a DHCP server, and for this change there is no fixed time interval and it can happen tomorrow, in one month or in a year.

So what is your actual IP address? It is this one:

Are you interested what PHP code is used? Here is the snippet:

function getUserIP()
    $client = @$_SERVER['HTTP_CLIENT_IP'];
    $forward = @$_SERVER['HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR'];
    $remote = $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'];
    if (filter_var($client, FILTER_VALIDATE_IP)) {
        $ip = $client;
    } elseif (filter_var($forward, FILTER_VALIDATE_IP)) {
        $ip = $forward;
    } else {
        $ip = $remote;
    return $ip;
$user_ip = getUserIP();
echo $user_ip;