PHP | fputcsv() Function

PHP fputcsv() 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 fputcsv() Function.

The built-in PHP fputcsv() function can format a line as CSV and writes it to an open file.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

int fputcsv ( resource $handle , array $fields [, string $delimiter = "," [, string $enclosure = '"' [, string $escape_char = "\\" ]]] )


Return Value

This function returns the length of a written string on success and false on failure.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $list = array (
      array('aaa', 'bbb', 'ccc', 'dddd'),
      array('123', '456', '789'),
      array('"aaa"', '"bbb"')   
   );

   $fp = fopen("/PhpProject/sample.csv", "w");

   foreach($list as $fields) {
      fputcsv($fp, $fields);
   }
   echo "The list data has been inserted successfully to .csv file";

   fclose($fp);
?>

Output

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

The list data has been inserted successfully to .csv file


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 fputs() Function.

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