# delete() function in PHP

The delete() function deletes a file. The path of the file to be deleted is to be specified as a parameter.

## Syntax

delete(file_path)

## Parameters

• file_path − Specify the path of the file to be deleted.

## Return

The delete() function returns.

• True, on success
• False, on failure

## Example

The following is an example. This deletes the file “amit.txt” specified as a parameter.

<?php
echo delete("E:/list/amit.txt");
?>

## Output

true
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