PHP - Function chdir()


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Syntax

bool chdir ( string $directory )

Definition and Usage

Changes PHP's current directory to the passed directory.

Parameters

Sr.No Parameter & Description
1

directory

Required. The new current directory

Return Value

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Example

Following is the usage of this function −

<?php
   // current directory
   echo getcwd() . "\n";
   
   chdir('html');
   
   // current directory
   echo getcwd() . "\n";
?> 

This will produce the following result −

/home/tutorialspoint
/home/tutorialspoint/html

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