PHP | stripos() Function

PHP stripos() 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 stripos() Function.

The built-in PHP stripos() function is used to find the position of the first occurrence of a string inside another string.

Note: This function is case-insensitive and binary-safe function.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It is used to the string to search



It is used to specifies the string to find



It specifies where to begin the search

Return Value

This built-in function in PHP returns the position of the first occurrence of a string inside another string on success, or else it shows a message as string is not found.


Try out the example below -

   echo stripos("web design tutorialz","tutorialz");


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 stripslashes() Function.

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