How can i download csv file in magento 2 using below code is from controller,

public function execute(){
    $resultRedirect = $this->resultFactory->create(ResultFactory::TYPE_REDIRECT);
    $heading = array('Name','Sku','Qty','Price','Manufacturer');    
    $outputFile = "products_". date('Ymd_His').".csv";
    $handle = fopen($outputFile, 'w');
    fputcsv($handle, $heading);

                return $resultRedirect;
public function downloadCsv($file){
        if (file_exists($file)) {
            //set appropriate headers
            header('Content-Description: File Transfer');
            header('Content-Type: application/csv');
            header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename='.basename($file));
            header('Expires: 0');
            header('Cache-Control: must-revalidate');
            header('Pragma: public');
            header('Content-Length: ' . filesize($file));

Csv file not downloaded using above code. Data are getting right for me. Thanks.


1 Answer 1


I have checked your code. You just need to remove below code:

return $resultRedirect;

You have no need to redirect any page while downloading any CSV file.

I Hope this will help you.

  • Thanks its working fine after remove/comment redirect url Commented May 26, 2016 at 7:13

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