The aspell() functions allows you to check the
spelling on a word and offer suggestions.
This extension has been removed from PHP and is no
longer available as of PHP 4.3.0. If you want to use spell-checking
capabilities in PHP, use pspell instead.
It uses pspell library and works with newer versions of aspell.
aspell works only with very old (up to .27.* or so) versions of
aspell library. Neither this module, nor those versions of aspell
library are supported any longer. You need the aspell library, available
In PHP 4, these functions are only available if PHP was
configured with --with-aspell=[DIR].