PHP array_slice() Function

PHP array_slice() 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_slice() Function.

The built-in array_slice() function returns the sequence of elements from the array array as specified by the offset and length parameters.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

array_slice($array, $offset [,$length [,$preserve_keys]] );


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description
1

array(Required)

It specifies an array.

2

offset(Required)

It specifies where the function will start the slice.

3

length(Optional)

It specifies the length of the slice.

4

preserve_keys(Optional)

It gives TRUE to preserve keys and FALSE to reset keys. Default is FALSE.


Return Value

This built-in function returns the sequence of elements.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $input = array("a", "b", "c", "d", "e");
   
   print_r(array_slice($input, 2, -1));
   print_r(array_slice($input, 2, -1, true));
?> 

Output

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

Array ( [0] => c [1] => d ) Array ( [2] => c [3] => d )


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_splice() Function.

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