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PHP File Handling with PHP Basic File Handling Reading Files

Gurveer Singh
Gurveer Singh
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please help to read this file

For each of the files whose name contained "fun", convert the contents of the file to lowercase and display the lowercase version after each H3 title.

index.php
<?php
//add code here
$files = array();
$files = scandir('example');
foreach ($files as $file) {
if (strpos($file, "fun") !== false) {
  echo '<h3>' . $file . '</h3>';
 $readkrr = file_get_contents($file);
  echo $readkrr;
}
}

1 Answer

The error you receive is : Bummer: Make sure you are reading the contents of the file from the "example" directory.

This directory needs to be included with the file name when you read the contents since you aren't currently in the 'example' directory. When I tried this originally I used chdir and that hung the challenge repeatedly. So instead you can just specify the directory with the file name:

$readkrr = file_get_contents('example/' . $file);

Then don't forget to convert the case of the contents to lower. This is done in the previous video @ 1:20 if you need a refresher.