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PHP array_fill() Function

PHP array_fill() Function

Hello folks! welcome back to a new section of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP array_fill() Function.

The PHP array_fill() function fills an array with num entries of the value of the value parameter, keys starting at the start_index parameter.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

array array_fill ( int $start_index, int $num, mixed $value );

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description


The first index of the returned array



It conttains the number of elements to insert



It contains the values to use filling

Return Value

It returns the filled array.


Try out the below example -

   $input = array_fill(5, 6, 'apple');


When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

Array (
   [5] => apple
   [6] => apple
   [7] => apple
   [8] => apple
   [9] => apple
   [10] => apple

Alright guys! This is where we are going to be rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the PHP array_fill_keys() Function.

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