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

The only operators that can operate on strings are . and .= which are for concatenation and concatenation assignment respectively.


Strings can be treated as arrays i.e., individual characters can be accessed using the index values. The index value begins with zero. A character at index i can be retrieved as $str[i]. An example is given below:



The print statement in the above code prints ‘s’.


There are several predefined functions to manipulate strings. Some of them are listed below:



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