PHP | sprintf() Function

PHP sprintf() 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 sprintf() Function.

The PHP sprintf() function is used to output a formatted string.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

string sprintf ( string $format [, mixed $args [, mixed $... ]] )

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It specifies the string and how to format the variable in it



It specifies the first argument to be inserted in the formatted string



It specifies the second argument to be inserted in the formatted string

Return Value

This function returns the formatted string.


Try out the example below -

   $number = 123;
   $txt = sprintf("%f",$number);
   echo $txt;


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 str_getcsv() Function.

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