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PHP php_strip_whitespace() Function

❮ PHP Misc Reference

Example

Return the source code of the "test.php" file with PHP comments and whitespace removed:

<?php
// PHP comment

/*
* Another PHP comment
*/

echo php_strip_whitespace       ("test.php");
?>

If you select "View source" in the browser window, it will look like this:

<?php
echo php_strip_whitespace ("test.php"); ?>


Definition and Usage

The php_strip_whitespace() function returns the source code of the specified file with PHP comments and whitespace removed.


Syntax

php_strip_whitespace(filename)
Parameter Description
filename Required. Specifies the file to strip

Technical Details

Return Value: Returns the stripped source code on success, or an empty string on failure. Note: This function only returns an empty string on versions before PHP 5.0.1.
PHP Version: 5+

❮ PHP Misc Reference