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PHP | symlink() Function

PHP symlink() 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 symlink() Function.

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


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


Try out the below example -

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

   echo readlink($link);

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 tempnam() Function.

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