PHP | method_exists() Function

PHP method_exists() Function


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

The built-in PHP method_exists() Function checks if the class method exists in the given object.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

method_exists ( $object, $method_name );


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description
1

object(Required)

The tested object

2

mthod_name(Required)

The method name.


Return Value

It returns TRUE if the method given by method_name is defined for the given object, otherwise FALSE.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   $directory = new Directory('.');
   var_dump(method_exists($directory,'anything'));
?> 

Output

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

bool(false)

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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 property_exists() Function.

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