PHP basename() Function


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Definition and Usage

The basename() function returns the filename from a path.

Syntax

basename(path,suffix)

Parameter Description
path Required. Specifies the path to check
suffix Optional. Specifies a file extension. If the filename has this file extension, the file extension will not show

Example

<?php
$path = "/testweb/home.php";

//Show filename with file extension
echo basename($path) ."<br/>";

//Show filename without file extension
echo basename($path,".php");
?>

The output of the code above will be:

home.php
home

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