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File Download in PHP

Using PHP you can create web page to download file easily using built-in readfile() function. The readfile() function reads a file and writes it to the output buffer.

PHP readfile() function



  • $filename: represents the file name
  • $use_include_path: It is the optional parameter. It is by default false. You can set it to true to the search the file in the included_path.
  • $context: represents the context stream resource.
  • int: It returns the number of bytes read from the file.

PHP Download File Example: Text File

File: download1.php


File: download2.php

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