PHP strcspn

Education is not limited to just classrooms. It can be gained anytime, anywhere... - Ravi Ranjan (M.Tech-NIT)

PHP : strcspn() function

Description

The strcspn() function is used to get the number of characters that occur between the start of the main string and the first occurrence of any character listed in the second string.

Version

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax

strcspn(main_string, second_string, start_position, string_length)

Parameters

Name

Description

Required /
Optional

Type

main_string

The initial string.

Required

String

second_string

The second string whose characters will be checked.

Required

String

start_position

Starting position of the string to examine.

Optional

Integer

string_length

Length of the string to examine.

Optional

Integer

Return value

The length of the segment.

Value Type : Integer.

Pictorial Presentation

php-string-strcspn()

Example :

  1. echo strcspn('W3resource.com', '.');  

  2. ?>  

Output :

10