PHP strchr

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PHP : strchr() function

Description

The strchr() function is used to get the first occurrence of a string inside another string. The function is an alias of strstr().

Version

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax

strchr(string_name, search_string, before_search)

Parameters

Name

Description

Required /
Optional

Type

string_name

The input string.

Required

String

search_string

The string to search for.

Required

Mixed

before_search

If TRUE, strstr() returns the part of the string_name before the first occurrence of the before_search.

Optional

Boolean

*Mixed : Mixed indicates that a parameter may accept multiple (but not necessarily all) types.

Return value

Returns the portion of string, or FALSE if is not found

Value Type : string

Pictorial Presentation

php-string-strchr()

Example 

  1. $string1="W3RESOURCE.COM";  

  2. $newstring=strchr($string1,".");  

  3. echo $newstring;  

  4. ?>  

Output :

.COM