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PHP dirname() Function


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Definition and Usage

The dirname() function returns the directory name from a path.

Syntax

dirname(path)

Parameter Description
path Required. Specifies the path to check

Example

<?php
echo dirname("c:/testweb/home.php") . "<br />";
echo dirname("/testweb/home.php");
?>

The output of the code above will be:

c:/testweb
/testweb

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