To Unzip a zip file in PHP :
PHP has built-in extensions for unzipping the compressed files. We can make use of ZipArchive for to unzip a file.

Example :


// file to unzip
$file = "";

$zip = new ZipArchive;
$res = $zip->open($file);
if ($res === TRUE)
  // extract the unzip file to given path
  echo "Unzip Successful!";
  echo "Unzip unsuccessful!!! - Unable to open the file";



  Output :

  Unzip Successful!

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