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Hi guys,

I am trying to zip an entire folder with the below code,

seems to just create an archive with no folders etc just a htaccess file

Any suggestions

this is wordpress and needs to zip the entire uploads dir


//create zip

$dir = 'wp-content/uploads/';
if (!$dir) die("PLEASE PROVIDE dir= IN THE URL");

// A GOOD PATH ON MY SERVER
$path= getcwd(). DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR. $dir;
if (!is_dir($path)) die("FAIL: NOT VALID PATH $path");

// INSTANTIATE THE OBJECT
$zip = new ZipArchive();

// CREATE A DATE-TIME ARCHIVE NAME
$archive='dump' . DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR. date('Ymd\THis'). '_archive_.zip';
var_dump($archive);
// TRY TO CREATE THE ARCHIVE
if ($zip->open($archive, ZIPARCHIVE::CREATE)!==TRUE) die("FAIL: ZIP->OPEN <$archive>");

// GET THE LIST OF FILES
foreach (glob($dir."*") as $file) 
{
    // SKIP THE UNWANTED AND ADD THE OTHERS TO THE ARCHIVE
    if ( !is_file($path . DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR . $file) ) continue;
    $zip->addFile($path . DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR . $file );
}

if (!$zip->close()) die("FAIL: ZIP->CLOSE");

$localZIP = getcwd(). DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR.$archive;

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The WordPress part of things may get in the way.  Suggest you create the SSCCE with a simple directory of one or two small text files, outside of WordPress, and test there.  Then if that works, try the script again using the wp-content.
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thanks Ray,

I am running it from an external file so its self contained already - its merely a wordpress directory i want to zip

J
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Are you not saying if this is not a file continue
if ( !is_file($path . DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR . $file) ) continue;
@GaryC123: Yes.  The script does not add things like sub-directories or the "." and ".." pointers to the archive.

I think the problem is that after you create the archive and look at it with Windows Explorer, Windows says it has zero files.  That's not true.  When I unzipped the archive, it produced a directory tree in the output folder.  Once I navigated down the directory tree I eventually got to a directory that had all of the files!
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Thanks for all your help guys got sorted

John