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PHP | strcasecmp() Function

PHP strcasecmp() 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 strcasecmp() Function.

The PHP strcasecmp() Function is used to compare two strings. It is a binary-safe and case-insensitive function.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

int strcasecmp ( string $str1 , string $str2 )

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It specifies the first string to compare



It specifies second string to compare

Return Value

This function returns <0 if str1 is less than str2; >0 if str1 is greater than str2, and 0 if they are equal.


Try out the example below -

   echo strcasecmp("Hello world!","developers WORLD!");


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 strchr() Function.

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