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PHP Manual || Zip Functions

(PHP 4 >= 4.1.0, PHP 5 >= 5.2.0, PHP 7, PECL zip >= 1.0.0)

zip_openOpen a ZIP file archive


zip_open ( string $filename ) : resource

Opens a new zip archive for reading.



The file name of the ZIP archive to open.

Return Values

Returns a resource handle for later use with zip_read() and zip_close() or returns the number of error if filename does not exist or in case of other error.

See Also


Version Description
8.0.0 This function is deprecated in favor of the Object API, see ZipArchive::open().

PHP Manual || Zip Functions