In this tutorial we are going to discuss about PHP String and String functions. Here String is one of the PHP data type.
PHP String :
PHP string is a collection of subsequent characters put together to form a sentence. There are many methods to manipulating a PHP string. Let’s discuss one by one.,
strlen() function is used whenever the length of a string is required.
<?php echo strlen("Hello My Name is Marry"); ?>
Note that spaces are also counted as characters.
PHP str_word_count() :
PHP uses the
str_word_count() function to output the number of words present in a string.
<?php echo str_word_count("Hello My Name is Marry"); ?>
PHP strrev() :
This function reverses a string. Written as
<?php echo strrev("Hello"); ?>
PHP strpos() :
strpos() is a function used to search for text within a string. It returns the position of the first character or FALSE for 0 matches.
<?php echo strpos("My Name is Chandra","Chandra"); ?>
PHP str_replace() :
str_replace() function is used to replace parts of a string. In the example below, the name Chandra will be replaced by Venu.
<?php echo str_replace("Chandra","Venu","My Name is Chandra"); ?>
My Name is Venu
Above are the most used string functions in PHP.
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