(PHP 4 CVS only)

file_get_contents -- Reads entire file into a string


string file_get_contents ( string filename [, int use_include_path])

Identical to readfile(), except that file_get_contents() returns the file in a string.

Note: This function was introduced in PHP 4.3.0.

Note: This function is binary-safe.

Tip: You can use a URL as a filename with this function if the "fopen wrappers" have been enabled. See fopen() for more details.

See also: fgets(), file(), fread(), include(), and readfile().