PHP | pos() Function

PHP pos() Function

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

The PHP built-in pos() function is an alias of the current() function and simply returns the value of the array's element that is currently pointed to by the internal pointer. It does not move the pointer in any way. If the internal pointer points beyond the end of the elements list, it returns False.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

pos ( $array );

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description


It specifies an array

Return Value

This built-in function returns the current element in an array.


Try out the below example -

   $input = array('foot', 'bike', 'car', 'plane');
   $mode = pos($input); 
   print "$mode <br />";


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


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 prev() Function.

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