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is_bool

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

is_bool Finds out whether a variable is a boolean

Description

bool is_bool ( mixed $var )

Finds whether the given variable is a boolean.

Parameters

var

The variable being evaluated.

Return Values

Returns TRUE if var is a boolean, FALSE otherwise.

Examples

Example #1 is_bool() examples

<?php
$a 
false;
$b 0;

// Since $a is a boolean, it will return true
if (is_bool($a) === true) {
    echo 
"Yes, this is a boolean";
}

// Since $b is not a boolean, it will return false
if (is_bool($b) === false) {
    echo 
"No, this is not a boolean";
}
?>

See Also

  • is_float() - Finds whether the type of a variable is float
  • is_int() - Find whether the type of a variable is integer
  • is_string() - Find whether the type of a variable is string
  • is_object() - Finds whether a variable is an object
  • is_array() - Finds whether a variable is an array

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