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PHP: strchr() function

Description

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

Version:

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax:

strchr(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 If TRUE, strstr() returns the part of the string_name before the first occurrence of the before_search. Optional Boolean

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

Return value:

Returns the portion of string, or FALSE if is not found

Value Type: string

Pictorial Presentation

php-string-strchr()

Example:

<?php
$string1="W3RESOURCE.COM";
$newstring=strchr($string1,".");
echo $newstring;
?>

Output:

.COM 

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See also

PHP Function Reference

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PHP: Tips of the Day

PHP: Remove first 4 characters of a string with PHP

You could use the substr function to return a substring starting from the 5th character:

$str = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog."
$str2 = substr($str, 4); // "quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog."

Ref : https://bit.ly/2LJDLQx