PHP - Function chdir()


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Syntax

bool chdir ( string $directory )

Definition and Usage

Changes PHP's current directory to the passed directory.

Paramters

ParameterDescription
directoryRequired. 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 following result:

/home/tutorialspoint
/home/tutorialspoint/html

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