PHP | zip_read() Function

The zip_read() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to read an entity present in the opened zip archive. The zip resource is to be read and sent as parameters to the zip_read() function and it returns a resource containing file within the zip archive on success, or FALSE if there is no more entry to read.

Syntax:

zip_read( $zip )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $zip which is mandatory. It is used to specify the zip entry resource.



Return Value: It returns a resource containing file within the zip archive on success, or FALSE if there is no entry to read.

Errors And Exceptions:

  • The zip_read() function returns an ER_OPEN error if the zip archive is invalid.
  • The zip_read() function returns an ER_NOZIP error if the zip archive is empty.

Below programs illustrate the zip_read() function in PHP:

Program 1:

Suppose a zip file article.zip contains the following files:

article.zip
content.xlsx
gfg.pdf
image.jpeg

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<?php
  
// Opening a zip archive
$zip_handle = zip_open("article.zip");
  
// Reading a zip file
while($zip_entry = zip_read($zip_handle)) 
    $file = zip_entry_name($zip_entry);
    echo("File Name: " . $file . "<br>");
  
// Close the opend zip file
zip_close($zip_handle);
?>

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Output:

File Name: article/article.zip
File Name: article/content.xlsx
File Name: article/gfg.pdf
File Name: article/image.jpeg

Program 2:

Suppose a zip file article.zip contains the following files and directory:

Directory: img

  • geeksforgeeks.png
  • geeksforgeeks1.png

content.xlsx
gfg.pdf
image.jpeg

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<?php
  
// Opening a zip file
$zip_handle = zip_open("article.zip");
  
if(is_resource($zip_handle))
    // Reading a zip entry file
    while($zip_entry = zip_read($zip_handle)) 
    
        $file = zip_entry_name($zip_entry);
        echo("File Name: " . $file . "<br>");
    
      
    // Close the opened xop file
    zip_close($zip_handle);
else
    echo("Zip Archive cannot be opened.");
?>

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Output:

File Name: article/content.xlsx
File Name: article/gfg.pdf
File Name: article/image.jpeg
File Name: article/img/
File Name: article/img/geeksforgeeks.png
File Name: article/img/geeksforgeeks1.png

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Reference: http://php.net/manual/en/function.zip-read.php



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