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PHP array_push() Function

❮ PHP Array Reference

Example

Insert "blue" and "yellow" to the end of an array:

<?php
$a=array("red","green");
array_push($a,"blue","yellow");
print_r($a);
?>
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Definition and Usage

The array_push() function inserts one or more elements to the end of an array.

Tip: You can add one value, or as many as you like.

Note: Even if your array has string keys, your added elements will always have numeric keys (See example below).


Syntax

array_push(array, value1, value2, ...)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
array Required. Specifies an array
value1 Optional. Specifies the value to add (Required in PHP versions before 7.3)
value2 Optional. Specifies the value to add


Technical Details

Return Value: Returns the new number of elements in the array
PHP Version: 4+
Change log: As of version 7.3 this function can be called with only the array parameter

More Examples

Example

An array with string keys:

<?php
$a=array("a"=>"red","b"=>"green");
array_push($a,"blue","yellow");
print_r($a);
?>
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❮ PHP Array Reference