What is zip entry read in PHP

In this article I am going to explain about zip_entry_read function in PHP.
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PHP zip_entry_read function

The PHP zip_entry_read function is used to get the content from a open zip archive entry. This function returns the content of entry on success.

Syntax of zip_entry_read function

zip_entry_read(ZipEntry, length)

Parameters in zip_entry_read function

It have two parameter:

Parameter Description
ZipEntry It specifies zip entry resource to read.
length It specifies the no of bytes to return.

Example of PHP zip_entry_read function


$Zip = zip_open("zipfile.zip");

if ($Zip)


 while ($zip_entry = zip_read($Zip))


 echo "Name: " . zip_entry_name($zip_entry) . "<br />";

 if (zip_entry_open($Zip, $zip_entry))


 echo "File Contents:<br/>";

 $Contents = zip_entry_read($zip_entry);

 echo "$Contents<br />";









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