PHP | implode() Function

PHP implode() 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 implode() Function.

The built-in PHP implode() function is used to join array elements with a string.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

string implode ( array $pieces )

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It contains the information about defaults to an empty string.



The array of strings to implode.

Return Value

This built-in function in PHP returns a string containing a string representation of all the array elements in the same order.


Try out the example below -

   $a1 = array("1","2","3");
   $a2 = array("a");
   $a3 = array();
   echo "a1 is: '".implode("','",$a1)."'<br>";
   echo "a2 is: '".implode("','",$a2)."'<br>";
   echo "a3 is: '".implode("','",$a3)."'<br>";


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

a1 is: '1','2','3'
a2 is: 'a'
a3 is: ''

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 join() Function.

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