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PHP File Handling with PHP Basic File Handling Reading Files

Michael Lawinger
Michael Lawinger
33,581 Points

Create an Array In A Directory

Create an array named $files, containing the names of all the file within in the "example" directory.

index.php
<?php
//add code here

2 Answers

Hello Michael , I just do a live coding for you. I use DirectoryIterator function on PHP and Iterate to directory.

If it is dot such as "." , ".." it would continue without adding it to array because these aren't real filename. It would usually caused problem when working with files. If it isn't a dot , It is a working filename so I add it to array.

Thank you

<?php
$path = "YourFilePath";
if(is_dir($path)){
$files = array();
foreach (new DirectoryIterator($path) as $file) {

 if ($file->isDot()) {
          continue;
}
       $files[] = $file->getFilename();
}

Edited :

I thought it is a custom code.

For Challenge Code :

<?php
//add code here
$files = scandir("example");
foreach($files as $file){
  if(strpos($file,"fun")>-1){
  echo "<h3>$file</h3>";
    echo strtolower(file_get_contents("example/".$file,true));
  }
}