These functions are provided to manipulate any directory.
There is no installation needed to use these functions; they are part of the PHP core. PHP needs to be configured with --enable-chroot-func option to enable chroot() function.
This extension has no configuration directives defined in php.ini.
Directory Functions List
|chdir()||This function is used to change the current directory|
|chroot()||By using this function ,we can change the current process directory to the specified directory (or) This chroot() function changes the current process directory to the specified directory|
|closedir()||This closedir() function closes the opened directory handle opened by opendir() function|
|dir()||The dir() function opens a directory handle and returns an object. The object contains three methods called read() , rewind() , and close() . This function returns a directory stream on success and FALSE and an error on failure|
|getcwd()||Returns the current working directory on success, or FALSE on failure|
|opendir()||This function opens a directory handle to be used in subsequent closedir(), readdir(), and rewinddir() functions. This function returns a directory stream on success and FALSE and an error on failure.|
|readdir()||It reads the files exists in directory. The filenames are returned in the order in which they are stored by the filesystem. This function returns a filename on success and FALSE on failure|
|rewinddir()||The rewinddir() function resets the directory handle opened by opendir().This function returns nothing.|
|scandir()||This function reads all files information of a directory and returns the output as an array. Returns an array of files and directories from the passed directory.|
Directory Functions Constants List