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PHP | strpos() Function

PHP strpos() 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 strpos() Function.

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

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


Following below is the syntax to use this function -


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It specifies string to search



It specifies string to find



It specifies specifies where to begin the search

Return Value

This function returns the position of the first occurrence of a string inside another string, else FALSE if the string is not found.


Try out the example below -

   echo strpos("Web design tutorialz best e-learning platform !","e-learning");


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 strrchr() Function.

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