PHP How to Delete a File
How to Delete a File:

This is simply about how you can delete a file, using PHP.
We use the 'unlink' command for this.

To give your users a warning of when you will delete a file. And let them have the choise of either saying no (Cancel), or yes (OK) you can use the confirm dialog box.

 Delete a File

How do you Delete a file using PHP?

In PHP deleting a file is called to 'unlink' a file.
The code is very simple. Here is an example of how to delete the file.txt that we made earlier. Notice that you will not get any warnings. If you need such, then you will have to make that code yourself.


 If your file is not at the path of the PHP script, then remember to write the path to the file.

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