$files->send() method

Send the contents of the given filename to the current http connection

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.

Usage

// basic usage
$files->send(string $filename);

// usage with all arguments
$files->send(string $filename, array $options = [], 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)

headers (optional)array

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

Exceptions

Method can throw exceptions on error:

  • WireException

See Also


$files methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.160

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