# How to read only 5 last line of the text file in PHP?

PHPServer Side ProgrammingProgramming

To read only 5 last lines of the text file, the code is as follows −

## Example

$file = file("filename.txt"); for ($i = max(0, count($file)-6);$i < count($file);$i++) {
echo $file[$i] . "\n";
}

## Output

This will produce the following output −

Given that the file has more than 5 lines of text, the last 5 lines of the text file will be displayed.

The file is opened and the number of lines in the file are counted, and beginning from the last line, 5 lines are read.

Published on 09-Apr-2020 11:38:39