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PHP | wordwrap() Function

PHP wordwrap() 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 wordwrap() Function.

The wordwrap() function wraps a string to a given number of characters using string break character.

Note: This function may leave whitespace at the starting of a line.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It specifies string broken lines



It specifies the max number of lines width



It specifies special characters that used to break



It is used to specify whether words longer than the specified width should be broken

Return Value

This built-in PHP function returns the given string wrapped at the specified length.


Try out the example below -

   $str = "web design tutorialz:best e-learning platform";
   echo wordwrap($str,15,"<br>\n",TRUE);


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

web design 

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