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PHP filetype() function and example

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This section of PHP tutorial, we illustrates you the how to use of filetype functions and its examples.

Syntax
string filetype(file_name)

  • It gives the file type of the give file name in string form
  • File types are dir, block, link, file, fifo, char, socket and unknown.


Example of PHP filetype() Function

Code
<?php
    $name=filetype("c:/rose1/ram.txt");
    echo
"file type is ".$name;
?>

Output
file type is file

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