PHP array_merge_recursive() Function

PHP array_merge_recursive() 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_merge_recursive() Function.

The PHP array_merge_recursive() function merges the elements of one or more arrays together so the values of one are appended to the end of the previous one.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

array array_merge_recursive ( array $array1 [, array $array2...] )


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description
1

array1(Required)

It specifies an array.

2

array2(Optional)

It specifies an array.


Return Value

It returns the resulting array.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $input1 = array("a"=>"Horse","b"=>"Cat","c"=>"Dog");
   $input2 = array("d"=>"Cow","a"=>"Cat","e"=>"elephant");
   
   print_r(array_merge_recursive($input1,$input2));
?> 

Output

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

Array ( [a] => Array ( [0] => Horse [1] => Cat ) [b] => Cat [c] => Dog [d] => Cow [e] => elephant )


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_multisort() Function.

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