Monday, October 26, 2020

PHP array_shift() 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_shift().

The PHP array_shift() function shifts the first value of the array off and returns it, shortening the array by one element and moving everything down.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

array_shift ( $array );


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description
1

array(Required)

It specifies an array.


Return Value

This function returns the first value of the array and if the array is empty or is not an array, then it is going to return NULL.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php 
   $input = array("a"=>"banana","b"=>"apple","c"=>"Mango");
   
   print_r(array_shift($input));
   print_r("\n");
   print_r(array_shift($input));
?> 

Output

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

banana
apple


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_slice() Function.

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