PHP strstr

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PHP : strstr() function

Description

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

This function is case-sensitive.

Version

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax

strstr(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

Returns the part of the string_name before the first occurrence of the search_string when true.

Optional

Boolean

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

Return value

The portion of the string, or false if search_string is not found.

Value Type : String.

Pictorial Presentation

string_strstr

Example :

  1. $string1="W3RESOURCE.COM";  

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

  3. echo $newstring;  

  4. ?>  

Output :

.COM