PHP | strcmp() Function

PHP strcmp() 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 strcmp() Function.

The PHP strcmp() function compares two strings.

Note: This function is a case-sensitive and binary-safe function.

syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

strcmp(string1,string2)


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description
1

string1

It specifies the first string to compare

2

string2

It specifies the 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.

Example

Try out the example below -

<?php
   echo "If this function returns 0, the two strings are equal.";
   echo "<br> The result is ";
   echo strcmp("Hello world!","Hello world!");
?>

Output

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

If this function returns 0, the two strings are equal.
The result is 0


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 strcoll() Function.

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