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PHP | get_object_vars() Function

PHP get_object_vars() 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_object_vars() Function.

The built-in PHP get_object_vars() Function gets the properties of the given object.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

get_object_vars ( $object);

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description


An object instance.

Return Value

This PHP function returns an associative array of defined object properties for the specified object. If a property have not been assigned a value, it will be returned with a NULL value.


Try out the below example -

   class Point2D {
      var $x, $y;
      var $label;
      function Point2D($x, $y) {
         $this->x = $x;
         $this->y = $y;
      function setLabel($label) {
         $this->label = $label;
      function getPoint() {
         return array("x" => $this->x, "y" => $this->y, "label" => $this->label);
   $p1 = new Point2D(1.233, 3.445);
   $p1->setLabel("point #1");


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

Array (
   [x] => 1.233
   [y] => 3.445
   [label] =>
Array (
   [x] => 1.233
   [y] => 3.445
   [label] => point #1

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 get_parent_class() Function.

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