PHP array_pad() Function

PHP array_pad() 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_pad() Function.

The built-in array_pad() function returns a copy of an array padded to a size specified by pad_size with value pad_value.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

array_pad ( $array, $pad_size, $pad_value );array_pad ( $array, $pad_size, $pad_value );


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description
1

array(Required)

It specifies an array.

2

pad_size(Required)

It specifies the number of elements in the array returned from the function.

3

pad_value(Required)

It specifies the value of the new elements in the array returned from the function.


Return Value

It returns the resulting array.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $input1 = array("a"=>"Horse","b"=>"Cat","c"=>"Dog");
   
   print_r(array_pad($input1,7, "COW"));
?> 

Output

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

Array ( [a] => Horse [b] => Cat [c] => Dog [0] => COW [1] => COW [2] => COW [3] => COW )


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_pop() Function.

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