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PHP: ucfirst() function

Description

The ucfirst() function is used to convert the first character of a string to uppercase.

Version:

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax:

ucfirst(string_name)

Parameter:

Name Description Required /
Optional
Type
string_name The input string. Required String

Return value:

Returns the modified string.

Value Type: String.

Pictorial Presentation

string_ucfirst

Example:

<?php
$string_name='welcome to w3resource.com';
$string_name=ucfirst($string_name);
echo $string_name;
?>

Output :

Welcome to w3resource.com

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See also

PHP Function Reference

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PHP: Tips of the Day

Rotates the array (in left direction) by the number of shifts

Example:

<?php
function tips_rotate($array, $shift = 1)
{
  for ($i = 0; $i < $shift; $i++) {
    array_push($array, array_shift($array));
  }

  return $array;
}

print_r(tips_rotate([1, 3, 5, 2, 4]));
print_r(tips_rotate([1, 3, 5, 2, 4], 2));

?>

Output:

Array
(
    [0] => 3
    [1] => 5
    [2] => 2
    [3] => 4
    [4] => 1
)
Array
(
    [0] => 5
    [1] => 2
    [2] => 4
    [3] => 1
    [4] => 3
)