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PHP strripos() Function

❮ PHP String Reference

Example

Find the position of the last occurrence of "php" inside the string:

<?php
echo strripos("I love php, I love php too!","PHP");
?>
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Definition and Usage

The strripos() function finds the position of the last occurrence of a string inside another string.

Note: The strripos() function is case-insensitive.

Related functions:

  • stripos() - Finds the position of the first occurrence of a string inside another string (case-insensitive)
  • strpos() - Finds the position of the first occurrence of a string inside another string (case-sensitive)
  • strrpos() - Finds the position of the last occurrence of a string inside another string (case-sensitive)

Syntax

strripos(string,find,start)
Parameter Description
string Required. Specifies the string to search
find Required. Specifies the string to find
start Optional. Specifies where to begin the search

Technical Details

Return Value: Returns the position of the last occurrence of a string inside another string, or FALSE if the string is not found. Note: String positions start at 0, and not 1.
PHP Version: 5+
Changelog: As of PHP 5.0, the find parameter may now be a string of more than one character.
The start parameter was added in PHP 5.0

❮ PHP String Reference