wireSendFile() function

Send the contents of the given filename via http

This function utilizes the $config->fileContentTypes to match file extension to content type headers and force-download state.

This function throws a WireException if the file can’t be sent for some reason.

This is procedural version of the $files->send() method. See that method for all options.

Usage

// basic usage
wireSendFile(string $filename, array $headers);

// usage with all arguments
wireSendFile(string $filename, array $options = array, array $headers);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
filenamestring

Full path and filename to send

options (optional)array

Optional options that you may pass in (see WireHttp::sendFile() for details)

headersarray

Optional headers that are sent (see WireHttp::sendFile() for details)

Exceptions

Method can throw exceptions on error:

  • WireException

See Also


Functions methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.200

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