PHP | symlink() Function

PHP symlink() 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 symlink() Function.

The built-in PHP symlink() function creates a symbolic link from an existing target with a specified link name.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

bool symlink ( string $target , string $link )


The symlink() function creates a symbolic link to an existing target with a specified link name.

Return Value

This built-in function returns true on success, or false on failure.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $target = "/PhpProject/test.php";
   $link = "/test";
   symlink($target, $link);

   echo readlink($link);
?>


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the PHP tempnam() Function.

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