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PHP | SplFileInfo getBasename() Function
  • Last Updated : 17 Dec, 2018

The SplFileInfo::getBasename() function is an inbuilt function of Standard PHP Library (SPL) in PHP which is used to get the base name of the file.

Syntax:

string SplFileInfo::getBasename( $suffix )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $suffix which is optional. It is used to specify the base name.

Return Value: This function returns the base name without path information.

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



Program 1:




<?php
  
// PHP Program to illustrate 
// Splfileinfo::getBasename() function
  
// Create new SPlFileInfo Object
$file = new SplFileInfo('html/gfg.txt');
  
// Print result
var_dump($file->getBasename());
?>
Output:
string(7) "gfg.txt"

Program 2:




<?php
  
// PHP program to use array to check
// multiple files
$GFG = array (
    "/home/rajvir/Desktop/GeeksforGeeks/dummy.php",
    "/home/rajvir/Desktop/gfg.txt",
    "/var/www/html/gfg.php",
    "demo.php"
);
  
foreach ($GFG as &$file) {
      
    // Create new SPlFileInfo Object
    $file = new SplFileInfo($file);
      
    // Print result
    var_dump($file->getBasename());
      
}
?>
Output:
string(9) "dummy.php"
string(7) "gfg.txt"
string(7) "gfg.php"
string(8) "demo.php"

Reference: http://php.net/manual/en/splfileinfo.getbasename.php




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