PHP | SplFileInfo getMTime() Function

The SplFileInfo::getMTime() function is an inbuilt function of Standard PHP Library (SPL) in PHP which is used to return the last modified time. The returned time in Unix timestamp.

Syntax:

int SplFileInfo::getMTime( void )

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameter.

Return Value: This function returns the last modified time for the file, in a Unix timestamp.

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



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<?php
  
// PHP Program to illustrate 
// Splfileinfo::getMTime() function
   
// Create new SPlFileInfo Object
$file = new SplFileInfo("gfg.txt");
   
// Print result
echo date("F d Y H:i:s.", $file->getMTime()) . "</br>";
   
?>

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Output:

October 26 2018 18:11:48.

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<?php
  
// PHP program to use array to check 
// multiple files
  
$GFG = array (
    "dummy.php",
    "gfg.txt",
    "dummy.php",
    "frame.php"
);
  
foreach ($GFG as &$file_name) {
  
    // Create new SplFile Object
    $file = new SplFileInfo($file_name);
  
    // Print result
    echo date("F d Y H:i:s.", $file->getMTime()) . "</br>";
  
}
?>

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Output:

October 26 2018 18:11:48.
October 25 2018 19:56:04.
October 26 2018 18:11:48.
October 25 2018 21:05:44.

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



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