How to delete-remove file with PHP

Feb 23, 2009 Author: Developer

PHP function  unlink ()  is delete file if the filename like argument is valid.

Example

In this example  at beginning we have user function who try to delete file

and write result message if file is deleted.

 


1- <?php
2-  function delete_file( $file ) {
3- 
4-  if ( unlink( $file) ) {
5- 
6-  echo (“ File $filename is deleted “);
7- 
8-  }else {
9-  echo ( “File $filename can not be deleted“);
10-  }
11-  }
12- ?>
13- <html>
14- <head>
15-  <title>Deleting file example</tile>
16- <body>
17-  <?php
18-  $file = “/var/www/test/images/test.jpg“;
19-  delete_file($file);
20-  ?>
21- </body>
22- </html>


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