PHP strncasecmp

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PHP : strncasecmp() function

Description

The strncasecmp() function compares first 'n' characters of two strings. The function is binary safe and case-insensitive.

Version

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax

strcasecmp(string1, string2, no_of_character)

Parameters

Name

Description

Required /
Optional

Type

string1

The first string.

Required

String

string2

The second string.

Required

String

no_of_character

Length of string to be used in comparison.

Required

integer

Return value

< 0 if string1 < string2.
> 0 if string1 > string2.
0 if string1 = string2.

Value Type : Integer.

Pictorial Presentation

string-strncasecmp

Example :

  1. echo strncasecmp('w3resource.com', 'W3RESOURCE.com',5);  

  2. ?>  

Output :

0