PHP | rmdir() Function

PHP rmdir() 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 rmdir() Function.

The built-in PHP rmdir() function removes an empty directory.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

bool rmdir ( string $dirname [, resource $context ] )

This PHP function attempts to remove the directory named by dirname. The directory must be empty, and relevant permissions must permit this. An E_WARNING level error can be generated on failure.

Return Value

This PHP function returns true on success, or false on failure.


Try out the below example -

   if(!is_dir("/PhpProject/examples")) {

   echo "Directory removed successfully!!!";


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

Directory removed successfully!!!

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 set_file_buffer() Function.

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