This topic describes how to install RAM SDK for PHP and provides an example about how to use the SDK for PHP.

Background information

  • Alibaba Cloud provides OpenAPI Explorer to simplify API usage. You can use OpenAPI Explorer to debug API operations and dynamically generate SDK sample code.
  • For information about RAM API operations, see List of operations by function.

Install the SDK for PHP

For information about how to install the SDK for PHP, see Quick start.

You can download the installation packages of the SDK for PHP from the following links:


The following code provides an example on how to call the CreateUser API operation by using the SDK for PHP. For information about other API operations, visit OpenAPI Explorer, debug API operations, and obtain sample code.

<? php
use AlibabaCloud\Client\AlibabaCloud;
use AlibabaCloud\Client\Exception\ClientException;
use AlibabaCloud\Client\Exception\ServerException;

// Construct an Alibaba Cloud client that is used to initiate requests.
// When you construct the client, specify the AccessKey ID and AccessKey secret.
AlibabaCloud::accessKeyClient('<accessKeyId>', '<accessSecret>')
// Configure parameters and initiate a request.
try {
    $result = AlibabaCloud::rpc()
                          // ->scheme('https') // https | http
                                        'query' => [
                                          'RegionId' => "cn-hangzhou",
                                          'UserName' => "<UserName>",
} catch (ClientException $e) {
    echo $e->getErrorMessage() . PHP_EOL;
} catch (ServerException $e) {
    echo $e->getErrorMessage() . PHP_EOL;