send file to browser

Hi everyone,

I want to send file (file entity) to a browser.

So I wrote the following code.

$guid = (int)elgg_extract('guid', $vars); 
$entity = get_entity($guid);

$size = $entity->getSize();
$mimetype = $entity->mimetype;

$file_path= $entity->getFilenameOnFilestore();

header('Content-Length: ' . $size);
header('Content-Type: ' . $mimetype);

it works.

But I want to know if this is  the best practice based on elgg requirements ?



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