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md5_file() function in php

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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.

Syntax:

md5_file(,$format)

1. 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

<?php
="test.txt";
$hashed_string=md5_file(,FALSE);
echo "Hashed string is : $hashed_string";
?>

Output:




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