PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8
ob_clean - Clean (erase) the output buffer

ob_clean( ): bool

This function discards the contents of the output buffer.

This function does not destroy the output buffer like ob_end_clean does.

The output buffer must be started by ob_start with PHP_OUTPUT_HANDLER_CLEANABLE flag. Otherwise ob_clean will not work.


This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns true on success or false on failure.

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Function ob_clean:

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Output Buffering Control Functions

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