PHP array_push() Function

Hello dear readers! welcome back to another section of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial, we will be studying about the PHP Function array_push().

PHP array_push() function treats array as a stack, and pushes the passed variables var1, var2, etc. to the end of the array.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

array_push ( $array, $var1 [, $var2...] );

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description


It specifies an array.



The value to be pushed.



The value to be pushed.

Return Value

This function returns the new number of elements in the array.


Try out the below example -

   $input = array("a"=>"banana","b"=>"apple","c"=>"orange");
   print_r(array_push($input, "mango"));
   print_r($input );


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

4 Array ( [a] => banana [b] => apple [c] => orange [0] => mango )

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

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