PHP 4 >= 4.1.0, PHP 5 >= 5.2.0, PHP 7, PHP 8, PECL zip >= 1.0.0 Deprecated: PHP 8.0.0
zip_open - Open a ZIP file archive

zip_open( string$filename ): resource|int|false

Opens a new zip archive for reading.



The file name of the ZIP archive to open.

Return Values

Returns a resource handle for later use with zip_read and zip_close or returns either false or the number of error if filename does not exist or in case of other error.


Version Description
8.0.0 This function is deprecated in favor of the Object API, see ZipArchive::open.

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Function zip_open:

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Zip Functions

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