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fruehjahr on 01/05/09


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Force downloading of a file


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URL: http://htmlblog.net/10-code-snippets-for-php-developers/

Forces a user to download a file, for e.g you have an image but you want the user to download it instead of displaying it in his browser.

  1. header("Content-type: application/octet-stream");
  2.  
  3. // displays progress bar when downloading (credits to Felix ;-))
  4. header("Content-Length: " . filesize('myImage.jpg'));
  5.  
  6. // file name of download file
  7. header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="myImage.jpg"');
  8.  
  9. // reads the file on the server
  10. readfile('myImage.jpg');

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