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Handling files in PHP.
snippet - PHP: Download large file from url without loading it to memory
5 Dec, 2016
This snippet shows you how to download a file from url without loading it to memory. When you use file_get_contents() and file_set_contents() you load the content to memory and then to file. The...
snippet - Filename from path in PHP
22 Nov, 2016
Snippet shows you how to get filename from a path in PHP. Filename and extension separately. Can be used for extending filenames with timestamp or anything.
snippet - Select a random file from directory in PHP
22 Nov, 2016
Select a random file from directory. This can be useful if you want to display a random image on your website. For an example a background image randomly from a directory in your files.
snippet - Convert file size in bytes to nice (human-readable) format in PHP.
6 Aug, 2013
This snippet shows you how to convert file size in bytes to nice (human-readable) format in PHP. If the size is less than 1 MB, show the size in KB, if it's between 1 MB - 1 GB show it in MB, etc.
snippet - PHP - get extension from file name
21 Mar, 2013
Get extension from file name.
snippet - Get files content type in PHP
8 Jul, 2011
This snippet gets content type of a file form external url. This snippet uses curl to download the file and get the content type.