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MySQL STRCMP() Function

❮ MySQL Functions

Example

Compare two strings:

SELECT STRCMP("SQL Tutorial", "SQL Tutorial");
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Definition and Usage

The STRCMP() function compares two strings.

Syntax

STRCMP(string1, string2)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
string1 and string2 Required. The two strings to be compared

Note

  • If string1 = string2, this function returns 0
  • If string1 < string2, this function returns -1
  • If string1 > string2, this function returns 1

Technical Details

Works in: MySQL 5.7, MySQL 5.6, MySQL 5.5, MySQL 5.1, MySQL 5.0, MySQL 4.1, MySQL 4.0, MySQL 3.23

More Examples

Example

Compare two strings:

SELECT STRCMP("SQL Tutorial", "HTML Tutorial");
Try it Yourself »

❮ MySQL Functions