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PHP Manual [DirectoryIterator

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PHP Manual || DirectoryIterator

(PHP 5, PHP 7)

DirectoryIterator::getTypeDetermine the type of the current DirectoryIterator item


public DirectoryIterator::getType ( void ) : string

Determines which file type the current DirectoryIterator item belongs to. One of file, link, or dir.


This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns a string representing the type of the file. May be one of file, link, or dir.


Example #1 DirectoryIterator::getType() example

= new DirectoryIterator(dirname(__FILE__));
foreach (
$iterator as $fileinfo) {
$fileinfo->getFilename() . " " $fileinfo->getType() . "\n";

The above example will output something similar to:

. dir
.. dir
apple.jpg file
banana.jpg file
example.php file
pear.jpg file

See Also

PHP Manual || DirectoryIterator