ftp_pwd

(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8)

ftp_pwdReturns the current directory name

Description

ftp_pwd(FTP\Connection $ftp): string|false

Parameters

ftp

An FTP\Connection instance.

Return Values

Returns the current directory name or false on error.

Changelog

Version Description
8.1.0 The ftp parameter expects an FTP\Connection instance now; previously, a resource was expected.

Examples

Example #1 ftp_pwd() example

<?php

// set up basic connection
$ftp ftp_connect($ftp_server);

// login with username and password
$login_result ftp_login($ftp$ftp_user_name$ftp_user_pass);

// change directory to public_html
ftp_chdir($ftp'public_html');

// print current directory
echo ftp_pwd($ftp); // /public_html

// close the connection
ftp_close($ftp);
?>

See Also

  • ftp_chdir() - Changes the current directory on a FTP server
  • ftp_cdup() - Changes to the parent directory

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mike dot hall at opencube dot co dot uk
20 years ago
This function doesn't always go to the remote server for the PWD. Once called the PWD is cached, and until PHP has a reason to believe the directory has changed any call to ftp_pwd() will return from the cache, even if the remote server has gone away.
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