How To Download Files From Server By Using PHP Script

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In this post you learn that How we can easily download any file from server with the help of PHP script. There are so many scripts are available on internet but most of them don't work.

This method is best if you want to download files like PDF, Images, Documents etc. from any server. Only you need to use this PHP Script for downloading those files from severe which you want to download.

Advantages of This PHP Script

This is one of the new PHP script which is working for every cases like I mentioned below.

1. php file download example, if you find the example of PHP Script then this is best script which I share with you here.

2. php force download file from url, you can use this script for this purpose.

3. php force download pdf, you can download pdf files from server by using this script.

How To Use This Script?

Copy the below script and use them like this
//Image file at sever loaction to download
$file = ' LoudMeTech-logo.jpg';

if (file_exists($file)) {
    header('Content-Description: File Transfer');
    header('Content-Type: application/octet-stream');
    header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="'.basename($file).'"');
    header('Expires: 0');
    header('Cache-Control: must-revalidate');
    header('Pragma: public');
    header('Content-Length: ' . filesize($file));

You can check " LoudMeTech-logo.png " with your server file location.


We can download files from server with the help of PHP script which you learn here. I hope this tutorial is helpful for you. But still you have any problem please comment below and we will help you as much we can. Thanks.