What is Reading file on File Handling?
PHP has a number of functions for reading data from files. You may read entire file data, read data line by line, or read data character by character using various methods.
How many types of PHP file Read Functions are:-
The available PHP file read functions are given below.
PHP readfile() Function
Reads a file and publishes it to the output buffer with the
Assume we have a text file on the server named “webdictionary.txt” that looks like this:
The following is the PHP code for reading the file and writing it to the output buffer (the
readfile() method returns the number of bytes read if successful):
If all you want to do is open a file and read its contents, the
readfile() method comes in handy.