Tag Archives: String functions

String functions

  • addcslashes - It  returns a string with backslashes in front of the specified characters
  • addslashes - It  returns a string with backslashes in front of the specified characters
  • bin2hex - It convert binary data into hexadecimal representation
  • chop - Its an alias of rtrim()
  • chr - It returns a character based on ASCII value
  • chunk_split - It splits a string into smaller chunks
  • convert_cyr_string - It converts from one Cyrillic character set to another
  • convert_uudecode - It decodes a uuencoded string
  • convert_uuencode - It Uuencode a string
  • count_chars - It return information about characters used in a string
  • crc32 - It calculates a 32-bit CRC  for a string
  • crypt - It returns a string encrypted using DES, Blowfish, or MD5 algorithms.
  • echo() - It outputs one or more strings
  • explode - It splits a string by string
  • fprintf - It writes a formatted string to a specified output stream
  • get_html_translation_table - It returns the translation table used by htmlspecialchars() and htmlentities()
  • hebrev - It converts logical Hebrew text to visual text
  • hebrevc -It convert logical Hebrew text to visual text with newline conversion
  • hex2bin - It decodes a hexadecimally encoded binary string
  • html_entity_decode - It convert all HTML entities to their applicable characters
  • htmlentities - It convert all applicable characters to HTML entities
  • htmlspecialchars_decode - It convert special HTML entities back to characters
  • htmlspecialchars - It convert special characters to HTML entities
  • implode - It joins array elements with a string
  • join - Its an alias of implode()
  • lcfirst - It make a string’s first character lowercase
  • levenshtein - It calculate Levenshtein distance between two strings
  • localeconv - It returns numeric formatting information
  • ltrim - It strips whitespace from the beginning of a string
  • md5_file - It calculates the md5 hash of a given file
  • md5 - It calculates the md5 hash of a string
  • metaphone - It calculate the metaphone key of a string
  • money_format - It formats a number as a currency string
  • nl_langinfo - It returns specific local information.
  • nl2br - It inserts HTML line breaks before all newlines in a string
  • number_format - It format a number with grouped thousands
  • ord - It return ASCII value of character
  • parse_str - It parses the string into variables
  • print - It outputs a string
  • printf - It output a formatted string
  • quoted_printable_decode - It decodes a quoted-printable string to an 8-bit ASCII string
  • quoted_printable_encode - It convert a 8 bit string to a quoted-printable string
  • quotemeta - It adds backslashes in front of some predefined characters in a string.
  • rtrim - It strips whitespace from the end of a string
  • setlocale - It sets locale information
  • sha1_file - It calculates the SHA-1 hash of a file
  • sha1 - It calculates the SHA-1 hash of a file
  • similar_text - It calculates the similarity between two strings
  • soundex - It calculates the  soundex key of a string
  • sprintf - It returns a formatted string
  • sscanf - It parses input from a string according to a format
  • str_getcsv - It parse a CSV string into an array
  • str_ireplace - It replaces some characters in a string (case-insensitive)
  • str_pad - It pads a string to a certain length with another string
  • str_repeat - It repeats a string
  • str_replace - It replace all occurrences of the search string with another string
  • str_rot13 - It perform the rot13 transform on a string
  • str_shuffle - It randomly shuffles a string
  • str_split - It convert a string to an array
  • str_word_count - It return the number of words in a string
  • strcasecmp - It compares two strings (case-insensitive)
  • strchr - Its an alias of strstr() and find the first occurrence of a string
  • strcmp - It compares two strings
  • strcoll - It compares two strings based on locale setting
  • strcspn - It returns the number of characters found in a string before any part of the specified characters are found.
  • strip_tags - It  strips HTML and PHP tags from a string
  • stripcslashes - It removes backslashes added by the addcslashes() function
  • stripos - It returns the position of the first occurrence of a string inside another string
  • stripslashes - It removes backslashes added by the addslashes() function.
  • stristr - It find the first occurrence of a string(case insensitive)
  • strlen - It find the string length
  • strnatcasecmp - It compares two strings using a “natural” algorithm.
  • strnatcmp - It compares two strings using a “natural” algorithm.
  • strncasecmp - It compares two strings
  • strncmp - It compares  first n characters (case-sensitive) of a strings
  • strpbrk - It searches a string for any of the specified characters.
  • strpos - It finds the position of the first occurrence of a substring in a string
  • strrchr - It finds the last occurrence of a character in a string
  • strrev - It reverse a string
  • strripos - It find the position of the last occurrence of a  substring in a string(case-insensitive)
  • strrpos - It finds the position of the last occurrence of a  substring in a string
  • strspn - It returns the number of characters found in the string that contains only characters from the charlist.
  • strstr - It finds the first occurrence of a string
  • strtok - It splits a string into smaller strings
  • strtolower - It makes a string lowercase
  • strtoupper - It makes a string uppercase
  • strtr - It translate characters or replace substrings
  • substr_compare - It compares two strings from a specified start position
  • substr_count - It counts the number of substring occurrences
  • substr_replace - It replace text within a portion of a string
  • substr - It returns part of a string
  • trim - It strips whitespace from the beginning and end of a string
  • ucfirst - It  make a string’s first character uppercase
  • ucwords - It converts the first character of each word in a string to uppercase
  • vfprintf - It writes a formatted string to a specified output stream
  • vprintf - It output a formatted string
  • vsprintf - It return a formatted string
  • wordwrap - It wraps a string into new lines when it reaches a specific length.