PHP | fnmatch() Function

PHP fnmatch() 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 fnmatch() Function.

The built-in PHP fnmatch() function matches filename or string against a specified pattern.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

bool fnmatch ( string $pattern , string $string [, int $flags = 0 ] )


This function can check if passed string could match the given shell wildcard, and this built-in function can't be implemented on Windows platforms.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $color = "phpcodez.txt";
   if(fnmatch("*phpcode[zs].txt", $color)) {
      echo "phpcodez";
   } else {
      echo "Color not found!";
   }
?>

Output

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

phpcodez


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 fopen() Function.

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