File::isAbsolute()

File::isAbsolute() – checks wether the given path is an absolute path

Synopsis

require_once 'File.php';

bool File::isAbsolute ( string $path )

Description

This method checks whether the supplied path is an absolute path (eg. "/foo/bar" or "C:\foo\bar").

Parameter

string $path - the path the will be checked.

Return value

This method returns TRUE if the path is absolute, FALSE otherwise.

Note

This function can be called statically.

Example

Using File::isAbsolute()

<?php
require_once 'File.php';

if (
File::isAbsolute("/usr/local") {
 echo 
"Path is absolute";
} else {
 echo 
"Path isn't absolute";
}
?>

This short example will output the string 'Path is absolute'.

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