rename() function in PHP

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The rename() function renames a file or directory. The function returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Syntax

rename(old_filename, new_filename, context)

Parameters

  • old_filename − The old name of the file or directory.

  • new_filename − The new name of the file or directory.

  • context − Specify the behaviour of the stream.

Return

The rename() function returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Example

<?php
   rename("one.txt","two.txt");
?>

Output

TRUE

Let us see another example.

Example

<?php
   rename("D:\new\tutorials\java.docx","D:\new\tutorials\programming\java.docx");
?>

Output

TRUE
raja
Updated on 24-Jun-2020 09:30:58

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