Unzip Zip File using PHP

Posted: January 12, 2013 in PHP

/**********************
*@file – path to zip file
*@destination – destination directory for unzipped files
*/
function unzip_file($file, $destination){
// create object
$zip = new ZipArchive() ;
// open archive
if ($zip->open($file) !== TRUE) {
die (’Could not open archive’);
}
// extract contents to destination directory
$zip->extractTo($destination);
// close archive
$zip->close();
echo ‘Archive extracted to directory’;
}

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