PHP | filesize() Function

PHP filesize() 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 filesize() Function.

The built-in PHP filesize() function returns the size of a specified file.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

int filesize ( string $filename )


This function returns the file size in bytes or false (and can generate an error of the level E_WARNING) in case of an error.

Return Value

This built-in PHP function returns the file size in bytes on success or false on failure.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $filename = "/PhpProject/sample.txt";
   echo $filename . ': ' . filesize($filename) . ' bytes';
?>

Output

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

/PhpProject/sample.txt: 40 bytes


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

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