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unlink

Deletes a file (PHP 4, PHP 5)
bool unlink ( string filename [, resource context] )

Deletes filename. Similar to the Unix C unlink() function.

Parameters

filename

Path to the file.

context
Note:

Context support was added with PHP 5.0.0. For a description of contexts, refer to Streams.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

ChangeLog

VersionDescription
5.0.0 As of PHP 5.0.0 unlink() can also be used with some URL wrappers. Refer to Appendix O, List of Supported Protocols/Wrappers for a listing of which wrappers support unlink().
See Also
rmdir() for removing directories