PHP | delete() Function

PHP delete() Function


Hello dear readers! welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the PHP delete() Function.

The built-in PHP delete() function deletes a file.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

void delete ( string file )


This function is a dummy manual entry to satisfy those of you guys looking looking for the unlink() or unset() at the wrong place.

Return Value

This built-in PHP function returns TRUE on success and FALSE on failure.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   echo delete("/PhpProject/sample.txt");
   echo "File has been deleted successfully";
?>

Output

When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

File has been deleted successfully


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the PHP dirname() Function.

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