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PHP | substr_count() Function

PHP substr_count() 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 substr_count() Function.

The built-in substr_count() function counts the number of substring occurrences.

Note: This PHP function is case-sensitive.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It is used to specify string to check



It specifies the string searching for



It specifies when in string to start searching



It specifies length of a string

Return Value

This built-in function returns the number of times the substring occurs in the string.


Try out the example below -

   echo substr_count("nkparakennedy","kennedy");


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 substr_replace() Function.

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