Technical FAQ
PHP Manual
CSS2 Manual
HTML Manual
JS Guide
JS Reference
PhpDock Manual
Nu-Coder Manual
PhpExpress Manual
PHP Joomla
Learn PHP
Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006


(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)

unlink -- Deletes a file


bool unlink ( string filename [, resource context] )

Deletes filename. Similar to the Unix C unlink() function. Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Note: As of PHP 5.0.0 unlink() can also be used with some URL wrappers. Refer to Appendix M for a listing of which wrappers support unlink().

Note: Context support was added with PHP 5.0.0. For a description of contexts, refer to Reference CLII, Stream Functions.

See also rmdir() for removing directories.

Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006