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PHP | get_class_methods() Function

PHP get_class_methods() Function

Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP get_class_methods() Function.

The PHP get_class_methods() function gets the class methods names. This built-in PHP function returns an array of method names defined for the class stated by class_name. If there is an error, then it returns NULL.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

get_method ( $class_name );

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description


The class name.

Return Value

This PHP function returns back to the user an array of methods names defined for the class specified by class_name. In the case of an error, then it returns NULL.


Try out the below example -

   class HelloWorld {
      function HelloWorld() {
      function myfunc1() {
      function myfunc2() {
   $method = get_method('HelloWorld');
   $method = get_method(new HelloWorld());
   foreach ($method as $method_name) {
      echo "$method_name \n";


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


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 get_class_vars() Function.

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