strpbrk() – PHP String Functions

Syntax :

string strpbrk ( string, char_list );

Description :

strpbrk() function will  searches a string for any of the specified characters.

Note : case-sensitive function.

Parameter :

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Name, Required /Optional, Value Type, Description

string, Required, String, It is the string in which search will take place.

char_list, Required, String, It species the characters list that is to be search in the string.


Output :

It returns the remaining string from where the first occurrence of the char_list is found in the string and Otherwise it returns FALSE.

Related articles : strpos(), strstr().

strpbrk() – PHP Functions Example 1 : 

This will start outputting from “m tutorialmines.” because it will find “m” character first occurrence and return the string from their only.

// case-sensitive
echo strpbrk("Hi from tutorialmines.","tm");

Output of above code in the browser is as below:

m tutorialmines.

strpbrk() – PHP Functions Example 2 : 

It returns FALSE if char_list is not found in string. See in example for letter “T”. But for letter “f” it returned the string from the point where it is found.

var_dump(strpbrk("Hi from tutorialmines.","T")); // return FALSE if char_list is not found in string
echo "<br/>";
echo strpbrk("Hi from tutorialmines.","f");

Output of above code in the browser is as below:

from tutorialmines.


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