PHP provides built-in functions that closely resemble standard FTP commands. In addition to transferring files, PHP allows your scripts to perform many administrative functions. Table 13-1 lists the most useful FTP commands supported by PHP.
Table 13-1. Common FTP Commands Supported by PHP
FTP Function (Where
Makes the parent directory the current directory
Changes the current directory
Deletes a file
Copies the remote file to the local file where
Creates a new directory