$files->unzip() method

Unzips the given ZIP file to the destination directory

Example

// Unzip a file 
$zip = $config->paths->cache . "my-file.zip";
$dst = $config->paths->cache . "my-files/";
$items = $files->unzip($zip, $dst);
if(count($items)) {
  // $items is an array of filenames that were unzipped into $dst
}

Usage

$array = $files->unzip(string $file, string $dst);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
filestring

ZIP file to extract

dststring

Directory where files should be unzipped into. Directory is created if it doesn't exist.

Return value

array

Returns an array of filenames (excluding $dst) that were unzipped.

Exceptions

Method can throw exceptions on error:

  • WireException - All error conditions result in WireException being thrown.

See Also


$files methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.137

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