PHP | fputcsv() Function

PHP fputcsv() Function


Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP fputcsv() Function.

The 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

It 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 going to be rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the PHP fputs() Function.

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