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PHP | ord() Function

PHP ord() 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 ord() Function.

The ord() function converts the first byte of a string to a value between 0 and 255. This function returns ASCII value.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

int ord ( string $string )

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It is a character set

Return Value

This function returns the ASCII value as an integer.


Try out the example below -

   echo ord("hello")."<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 will be studying about the PHP parse_str() Function.

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