PHP | fclose() Function

PHP fclose() 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 fclose() Function.

The built-in PHP fclose() function closes any open file.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

bool fclose ( resource $handle )


The file pointer must be valid, and it must point to a file successfully opened by fopen() or fsockopen() function.

Return Value

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

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $handle = fopen("/PhpProject/sample.txt", "r");
   fclose($handle);
   echo "File closed succsssfully";
?>

Output

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

File closed succsssfully


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 feof() Function.

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