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This function returns a filename without the path.

Syntax: basename ( path ,suffix )

The first Parameter “path” is Required. It Specifies the path to be check.

The second Parameter “suffix” is Optional.It Specifies a file extension. If the filename has this file extension, the file extension will not show

Strips a filename from path and suffix.

The basename() function returns a filename without the path. If the suffix parameter is provided, it will also be removed.

Example:
Code:

```\$filename = "D:\wamp\www\sadique\session_name.php";
echo "\$filename";
echo basename(\$filename) . "";
echo basename(\$filename, ".php") . "";
echo basename(\$filename, "_name.php");
```

Output: