PHP | SplFileInfo getPath() Function

The SplFileInfo::getPath() function is an inbuilt function of Standard PHP Library (SPL) in PHP which is used to return the path without filename.

Syntax:

string SplFileInfo::getPath( void )

Parameters: The function does not accept any parameter.

Return Value: This function returns the path of file excluding the file name.

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

Program 1:

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<?php
  
// PHP Program to illustrate 
// Splfileinfo::getPath() function
   
// Create new SPlFileInfo Object
$file = new SplFileInfo("html/gfg.txt");
   
// Print result
echo $file->getPath();
   
?>

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Output:

html

Program 2:

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<?php
  
// PHP program to check multiple files path
  
$GFG = array (
    "/home/rajvir/Desktop/GeeksforGeeks/dummy.php",
    "/home/rajvir/Desktop/gfg.txt",
    "/var/www/html/gfg.php",
    "dummy.php"
);
  
foreach ($GFG as &$file_name) {
      
    // Create new SplFile Object
    $file = new SplFileInfo($file_name);
  
    // Print result
    echo $file->getPath() . "</br>";
  
}
?>

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Output:

/home/rajvir/Desktop/GeeksforGeeks
/home/rajvir/Desktop
/var/www/html

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



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