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PHP: scandir() function

Description

The scandir() function generates a list of file and directory inside a given path.

Version:

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax:

scandir(directory, sort, context)

Parameters:

Name Description Required /
Optional
Type
directory Specifies the directory. Required Date
sort If used then sort order is alphabetical in descending order. The default is alphabetical ascending order. Optional Integer
context Context is a set of parameters and wrapper specific option which modifies or enhance the behavior of a string. Optional Resource

Return value:

An array of filenames on success, or FALSE on failure.

Value Type: Array

Example:

<?php
print_r(scandir('test'));
?>

See also

PHP Function Reference



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