How to Download CSV File in PHP

CSV stands for Comma Separated Values. This file format is commonly used to store data, export data from database etc.

In this tutorial, i will demostrate how to create download CSV file in PHP.

How to Create Download CSV File

Let’s first create a CSV with one record, then we move to more values. Now we are creating CSV with following header and one record

Id, Name, Branch, UniqueID

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1, Revenue, Account,456

header(‘Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=$filename’);

This header tells the browser that this file should be download with a filename we mention instead of displaying on browser.

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Process Multiple Records

Now consider a case in which you are pulling the data from database. So instead of one records you have an array of multiple records.

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