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WP_Filesystem_Direct::chown() public WP 2.5.0

Changes the owner of a file or directory.

{} It's a method of the class: WP_Filesystem_Direct{}

No Hooks.

Return

true|false. True on success, false on failure.

Usage

$WP_Filesystem_Direct = new WP_Filesystem_Direct();
$WP_Filesystem_Direct->chown( $file, $owner, $recursive );
$file(string) (required)
Path to the file or directory.
$owner(string|int) (required)
A user name or number.
$recursive(true|false)
If set to true, changes file owner recursively.
Default: false

Changelog

Since 2.5.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_Filesystem_Direct::chown() WP 5.8.2

public function chown( $file, $owner, $recursive = false ) {
	if ( ! $this->exists( $file ) ) {
		return false;
	}

	if ( ! $recursive ) {
		return chown( $file, $owner );
	}

	if ( ! $this->is_dir( $file ) ) {
		return chown( $file, $owner );
	}

	// Is a directory, and we want recursive.
	$filelist = $this->dirlist( $file );

	foreach ( $filelist as $filename ) {
		$this->chown( $file . '/' . $filename, $owner, $recursive );
	}

	return true;
}