md5_file() function in PHP || PHP md5_file() function

md5_file() function in php

Last Updated by Pooja Chikara 14-May-20

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PHP md5_file() function is used to generate the md5 hash of a file. It is an inbuilt function of PHP. This function returns md5 hashed on success and returns FALSE in case of failure.



1. $file is a file on which this function is operated. It is mandatory.

2. $format is the Boolean parameter which specifies the format of the result. It is optional. This parameter has two possible values.

a. TRUE: it represents 16 character binary format.

b. FALSE: it represents 32 characters hex number. By default it is selected.

File: test.txt

md5_file() function in php

echo "Hashed string is : $hashed_string";


md5_file() function in php


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