The title of this article should be exit(), but due to technical restrictions, cannot contain parenthesis.

Terminate the current script and output a message. This function is a language construct.

Arguments Edit

void exit ({{{params}}})

Argument Inclusion Edit

(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)

Examples Edit

Example 1: Edit

 $filename = '/path/to/sample_file';
 $file = fopen($filename, 'r')
   or exit("cannot open file ($filename)");

Output Edit

Cannot open file sample_file

Example 2: Edit

 exit('Output this sample error message.');

Output Edit

Output this sample error message.
For more details on this function, visit its entry in the php manual.