PHP | is_executable() Function

PHP is_executable() 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 is_executable() Function.

The PHP is_executable() function checks whether the specified file is executable.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

bool is_executable ( string $filename )


This function can tell whether the filename is executable.

Return Value

This PHP function returns true if the filename is executable, or false otherwise.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $file = "/PhpProject/setup.exe";

   if(is_executable($file)) {
      echo $file." is executable";
   } else {
      echo $file." is not executable";
   }
?>

Output

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

/PhpProject/setup.exe is executable


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 is_file() Function.

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