PHP ucfirst() Function

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Example

Convert the first character of "hello" to uppercase:

<?php
echo ucfirst("hello world!");
?>

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Definition and Usage

The ucfirst() function converts the first character of a string to uppercase.

Related functions:

  • lcfirst() - converts the first character of a string to lowercase
  • ucwords() - converts the first character of each word in a string to uppercase
  • strtoupper() - converts a string to uppercase
  • strtolower() - converts a string to lowercase

Syntax

ucfirst(string)

Parameter Description
string Required. Specifies the string to convert

Technical Details

Return Value: Returns the converted string
PHP Version: 4+

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