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PHP Exercises : Get last modified information of a file

PHP : Exercise-15 with Solution

Write a PHP script to get last modified information of a file.

Sample filename : php-basic-exercises.php

Sample Solution: -

PHP Code:

<?php
$current_file_name = basename($_SERVER['PHP_SELF']);
$file_last_modified = filemtime($current_file_name); 
echo "Last modified " . date("l, dS F, Y, h:ia", $file_last_modified)."\n";
?>

Sample Output:

Last modified Monday, 26th June, 2017, 02:06pm

Flowchart:

Flowchart: Get last modified information of a file

Note: The result may vary for your system date and time.

basename() function: The basename(path,suffix) function is used to get the filename from a path.

filemtime() function: The filemtime(filename) function is used to get the last time the file content was modified.

PHP Code Editor:

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