How to Zip a file or the contents of a Directory in PHP

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This article demonstrates how to archive the contents of a directory in PHP using ZipArchive class.

Software Requirements

  • Windows 7 Professional SP1
  • PHP 5.5.9 / Zend Engine v2.5.0
  • NetBeans IDE 8.0.1

Zip a file

Zip a Directory

Karl San Gabriel

Karl San Gabriel

Professional Software Developer