(PHP 5, PHP 7)
scandir — List files and directories inside the specified path
$sorting_order= SCANDIR_SORT_ASCENDING [, resource
$context]] ) : array
Returns an array of files and directories from the
The directory that will be scanned.
By default, the sorted order is alphabetical in ascending order. If
sorting_order is set to
SCANDIR_SORT_DESCENDING, then the sort order is
alphabetical in descending order. If it is set to
SCANDIR_SORT_NONE then the result is unsorted.
For a description of the
refer to the streams section of
Returns an array of filenames on success, or
directory is not a directory, then
FALSE is returned, and an error of level
E_WARNING is generated.
Example #1 A simple scandir() example
$dir = '/tmp';
$files1 = scandir($dir);
$files2 = scandir($dir, 1);
The above example will output something similar to:
Array (  => .  => ..  => bar.php  => foo.txt  => somedir ) Array (  => somedir  => foo.txt  => bar.php  => ..  => . )
A URL can be used as a filename with this function if the fopen wrappers have been enabled. See fopen() for more details on how to specify the filename. See the Supported Protocols and Wrappers for links to information about what abilities the various wrappers have, notes on their usage, and information on any predefined variables they may provide.