filetype

Gets file type

Syntax

filetype ( string $filename ) : string

Parameters

filename

Path to the file.

Return

Returns the type of the file. Possible values are fifo, char, dir, block, link, file, socket and unknown. Returns FALSE if an error occurs. filetype() will also produce an E_NOTICE message if the stat call fails or if the file type is unknown.

Examples

1

<?

$filename = "/etc/passwd";

$return = filetype($filename);

echo $return;

?>
file

2

<?

$filename = "/etc";

$return = filetype($filename);

echo $return;

?>
dir

basename

chgrp

chmod

chown

clearstatcache

copy

dirname

disk_free_space

disk_total_space

diskfreespace

fclose

feof

fflush

fgetc

fgetcsv

fgets

file

file_exists

file_get_contents

file_put_contents

fileatime

filectime

filegroup

fileinode

filemtime

fileowner

fileperms

filesize

flock

fnmatch

fopen

fpassthru

fputcsv

fputs

fread

fscanf

fseek

fstat

ftell

ftruncate

fwrite

glob

is_dir

is_executable

is_file

is_link

is_readable

is_uploaded_file

is_writable

is_writeable

lchgrp

lchown

link

linkinfo

lstat

mkdir

move_uploaded_file

pathinfo

pclose

popen

readfile

readlink

realpath

realpath_cache_get

realpath_cache_size

rename

rewind

rmdir

set_file_buffer

stat

symlink

tempnam

tmpfile

touch

umask

unlink

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