Remove directory and all its content in PHP

To recursively delete all the contents in the directory and then the directory itself. This function checks for files and sub directories and delete them first before deleting the main folder.

$directory      = "uploads";
 
if(is_dir($directory)){
	recursiveRemoveDirectory($directory);
}
 
function recursiveRemoveDirectory($directory) {
    foreach(glob("{$directory}/*") as $file) {
        if(is_dir($file)) {
            recursiveRemoveDirectory($file);
        } else {
            unlink($file);
        }
    }
    rmdir($directory);
}