PHP | file_put_contents() Function

PHP file_put_contents() 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 file_put_contents() Function.

The built-in PHP file_put_contents() function writes a string to file.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

int file_put_contents ( string $filename , mixed $data [, int $flags = 0 [, resource $context ]] )


Return Value

This built-in PHP function returns the number of characters written to the file on success, otherwise false on failure.

Example1

Try out the below example -

<?php
   echo file_put_contents("PhpProject/sample.txt" ,"Hello World!");
?> 

Output

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

11

Example2

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $file = "/PhpProject1/sample.txt";
   // The new person to add to the file
   $test = " Webdesigntutorialz";
   // using the FILE_APPEND flag to append the content to the end of the file
   // and the LOCK_EX flag to prevent anyone else writing to the file at the same time
   file_put_contents($file, $test, FILE_APPEND | LOCK_EX);
   echo "Content has been loaded successfully";
?>

Output

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

Content has been loaded 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 file() Function.

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