PHP | reset() Function

PHP reset() 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 reset() Function.

The built-in reset() function in PHP rewinds array's internal pointer to the first element, and then returns the value of the first array element, or False if the array is empty.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

reset ( $array );

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description


It specifies an array

Return Value

This built-in PHP function returns the value of the first array element.


Try out the below example -

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


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 rsort() Function.

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