PHP | chr() Function

PHP chr() 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 chr() Function.

The built-in PHP chr() function converts an ASCII value to a character.

The ascii value can be specified in decimal, octal, or hex values.

  • Octal values are defined by a leading 0.
  • Hex values are defined by a leading 0x.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

string chr ( int $ascii )

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


This contains the ASCII value.

Return Value

This built-in function returns the specified characters.


Try out the example below -

   echo chr(2) . "<br>"; // Decimal value
   echo chr(05) . "<br>"; // Octal value
   echo chr(0x2) . "<br>"; // Hex value

Alright guys! This is where we are going to be rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we will be studying about the PHP chunk_split() Function.

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