PHP Tutorial 24 – Reading A File (PHP For Beginners)

There are multiple ways to read a file in PHP but the method recommended by PHP.NET is to use the file_get_contents function. It will return the file as a string and then allow you to play around with it. You could use this for a local text file on your machine or even an external HTML page.

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