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01/03/2015 Categories: PHP. No Comments on Output in PHP

The output of a PHP processor is (X)HTML code. There are multiple ways to output information onto the web document. One way is to use echo statement with or without parentheses as shown below:

echo(“Hello World”); 

Second way is by using print statement with or without parentheses as shown below:

print(“This is PHP”); 

The difference between echo and print are: echo doesn’t return anything while print returns 1. So print can be used in expressions. echo can accept multiple arguments while print accepts only one argument. Also echo is faster than print.

Third way is by using the printf function. The syntax of this function is given below:

printf(literal_string, param1, param2,….); 

Below is an example which demonstrates echo, print and printf statements:

 

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