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