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PHP | DirectoryIterator getBasename() Function
  • Last Updated : 26 Nov, 2019

The DirectoryIterator::getBasename() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to get the base name of the current DirectoryIterator item.

Syntax:

string DirectoryIterator::getBasename( string $suffix )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $suffix which holds the base name ends with suffix.

Return Value: This function returns the base name of the current DirectoryIterator item.

Below programs illustrate the DirectoryIterator::getBasename() function in PHP:



Program 1:




<?php
  
// Create a directory Iterator
$directory = new DirectoryIterator(dirname(__FILE__));
  
// Loop runs while directory is valid
while ($directory->valid()) {
      
    // Display the base name
    echo $directory->getBasename() . "<br>";
  
    // Move to the next element
    $directory->next();
}
?>

Output:

.
..
applications.html
bitnami.css
dashboard
favicon.ico
geeks.PNG
gfg.php
img
index.php
webalizer
xampp

Program 2:




<?php
  
// Create a directory Iterator
$directory = new DirectoryIterator(dirname(__FILE__));
  
// Loop runs for each element of directory
foreach($directory as $dir) {
      
    // Display the key and basename
    echo $dir->key() . " => "
        $dir->getBasename() . "<br>";
}
?>

Output:

0 => .
1 => ..
2 => applications.html
3 => bitnami.css
4 => dashboard
5 => favicon.ico
6 => geeks.PNG
7 => gfg.php
8 => img
9 => index.php
10 => webalizer
11 => xampp

Note: The output of this function depends on the content of server folder.

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/directoryiterator.getbasename.php




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