chdir

(PHP 3, PHP 4 , PHP 5)

chdir -- Change directory

Description

bool chdir ( string directory)

Changes PHP's current directory to directory. Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Example 1. chdir() example

<?php
    
// current directory
echo getcwd() . "\n";
    
chdir('public_html');
    
// current directory
echo getcwd() . "\n";
    
?>

This example will output:

/home/vincent
/home/vincent/public_html

Note: When safe mode is enabled, PHP checks whether the directory in which you are about to operate has the same UID (owner) as the script that is being executed.

See also getcwd().


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