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.

syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

int ord ( string $string )


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description
1

string

It is a character set


Return Value

This function returns the ASCII value as an integer.

Example

Try out the example below -

<?php
   echo ord("hello")."<br>";
?>

Output

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

104


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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