This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness.

Loader::findAndRead( string[] $filePaths )

Attempt to read the files in order.







File: vendor/vlucas/phpdotenv/src/Loader.php

    private static function findAndRead(array $filePaths)
        if ($filePaths === []) {
            throw new InvalidPathException('At least one environment file path must be provided.');

        foreach ($filePaths as $filePath) {
            $lines = self::readFromFile($filePath);
            if ($lines->isDefined()) {
                return $lines->get();

        throw new InvalidPathException(
            sprintf('Unable to read any of the environment file(s) at [%s].', implode(', ', $filePaths))