php is not appending text to file code example

Example 1: php append to file

// LOCK_EX will prevent anyone else writing to the file at the same time
// PHP_EOL will add linebreak after each line
$txt = "data-to-add";
$myfile = file_put_contents('logs.txt', $txt.PHP_EOL , FILE_APPEND | LOCK_EX);

// Second option is this
$myfile = fopen("logs.txt", "a") or die("Unable to open file!");
$txt = "user id date";
fwrite($myfile, "\n". $txt);

Example 2: appending txt file from php

$log_content="This line is logged on 2020-08-14 09:55:00";
$myfile = fopen("log.txt", "a") or die("Unable to open file!");
fwrite($myfile, $log_content);


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