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PHP File Handling with PHP Basic File Handling Reading Files

samsor ithnin
samsor ithnin
3,175 Points

Challenge Task 3 of 3

the question quite confusing.i try to figure it out but fail.


$files = scandir( 'example' );

foreach( $files as $file){
  if(strpos($file,'fun') !==false){
    echo'<h3>' . $file . '</h3>';
    echo strtolower($file); 

1 Answer

Umesh Ravji
Umesh Ravji
42,362 Points

Hi Samsor, you have the strtolower() function part correct, but you need to provide it with the entire contents of the file, not the name of the file.

$contents = file_get_contents('example' . '/' . $file);
echo strtolower($contents);

That worked - the question was just worded very confusingly and didn't make it clear what they wanted. Thank you!