Create Zip & Add file to it

Create Zip & Add file to it

Posted in : PHP Posted on : January 22, 2011 at 6:56 PM Comments : [ 0 ]

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Create Zip & Add file to it

As you know Zip is used to compress the content. PHP also provide functionality to compress content in zip.

To use the functions of zip, you need to enable php_zip.dll inside php.ini.


In this section, we will first create object of the class ZipArchive. Using this object, you can create a zip file using open() function. After this we will add a file in this zip using addFile() function.

Given below the code :

$zip = new ZipArchive;
$res = $zip->open('', ZipArchive::CREATE);
if ($res=== TRUE) {
//Add the same file with different name say, 'AddFileToZip.txt'.
echo 'Zip file successfully created';
} else {
echo 'Failed in creating zip file';

Output :

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