Please wait while we load your page...

Tools

PHP Manual [ZipArchive

Protect Your Website Today


PHP Manual || ZipArchive

(PHP 5 >= 5.2.0, PHP 7, PECL zip >= 1.1.0)

ZipArchive::addFromStringAdd a file to a ZIP archive using its contents

Description

public ZipArchive::addFromString ( string $localname , string $contents [, int $flags = ZipArchive::FL_OVERWRITE ] ) : bool

Add a file to a ZIP archive using its contents.

Note: For maximum portability, it is recommended to always use forward slashes (/) as directory separator in ZIP filenames.

Parameters

localname

The name of the entry to create.

contents

The contents to use to create the entry. It is used in a binary safe mode.

flags

Bitmask consisting of ZipArchive::FL_OVERWRITE, ZipArchive::FL_ENC_GUESS, ZipArchive::FL_ENC_UTF_8, ZipArchive::FL_ENC_CP437. The behaviour of these constants is described on the ZIP constants page.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Changelog

Version Description
8.0.0 / 1.18.0 flags was added.

Examples

Example #1 Add an entry to a new archive

<?php
$zip 
= new ZipArchive;
$res $zip->open('test.zip'ZipArchive::CREATE);
if (
$res === TRUE) {
    
$zip->addFromString('test.txt''file content goes here');
    
$zip->close();
    echo 
'ok';
} else {
    echo 
'failed';
}
?>

Example #2 Add file to a directory inside an archive

<?php
$zip 
= new ZipArchive;
if (
$zip->open('test.zip') === TRUE) {
    
$zip->addFromString('dir/test.txt''file content goes here');
    
$zip->close();
    echo 
'ok';
} else {
    echo 
'failed';
}
?>


PHP Manual || ZipArchive