PHP Function Reference
PHP Useful Resources
© 2013 TutorialsPoint.COM
PHP Function readdir()
string readdir ( resource $dir_handle );
Definition and Usage
Returns the filename of the next file from the directory. The filenames are returned in the order in which they are stored by the filesystem.
|dir_handle||Required. The directory handle resource previously opened with opendir().|
Returns the filename on success, or FALSE on failure.
Following is the usage of this function:
//Open images directory
$dir = opendir("/var/www/images");
//List files in images directory
while (($file = readdir($dir)) !== false)
echo "filename: " . $file . "<br />";
This will produce following result: