PHP Manual: http_send_file


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http_send_file

(PECL)

http_send_file -- Send file

Description

bool http_send_file ( string file )

Sends a file with support for (multiple) range requests.

This functions behaviour and further action is dependent on the following INI settings: http.send.not_found_404 and http.log.not_found.

If the INI setting http.send.not_found_404 is enabled and the INI setting http.log.not_found points to a writable file, a log message is written when the file was not found.

Parameters

file

the file to send

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 1. A http_send_file() example

<?php
http_send_content_disposition
("document.pdf", true);
http_send_content_type("application/pdf");
http_throttle(0.1, 2048);
http_send_file("../report.pdf");
?>

The above example will output:

HTTP/1.1 206 Partial Content
X-Powered-By: PHP/5.2.2
Accept-Ranges: bytes
Content-Length: 12345
Content-Range: bytes 0-12344
Content-Type: application/pdf
Content-Disposition: inline; filename="document.pdf"

%PDF...