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PHP File Handling with PHP Basic File Handling Reading Files

Micheal Russell
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Micheal Russell
Courses Plus Student 1,312 Points

array name $files

array name $files

index.php
<?php
//add code here
$files_array = file($dir);

2 Answers

Umesh Ravji
Umesh Ravji
42,362 Points

Hi Micheal, tests tend to be pretty specific, so you have to give them exactly what they are looking for.

  1. The variable must be named $files not $files_array
  2. The function you are after is scandir(), which returns an array of all the files within a directory. The file() function will read the contents of a file into an array.
  3. The directory is not provided as a $dir variable, but is a directory named example
Micheal Russell
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Micheal Russell
Courses Plus Student 1,312 Points

Thank you very much. I did not get that from the video but I understand your point. Thank you