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strcmp

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

strcmpBinary safe string comparison

Description

int strcmp ( string $str1 , string $str2 )

Note that this comparison is case sensitive.

Parameters

str1

The first string.

str2

The second string.

Return Values

Returns < 0 if str1 is less than str2; > 0 if str1 is greater than str2, and 0 if they are equal.

See Also

  • strcasecmp() - Binary safe case-insensitive string comparison
  • preg_match() - Perform a regular expression match
  • substr_compare() - Binary safe comparison of two strings from an offset, up to length characters
  • strncmp() - Binary safe string comparison of the first n characters
  • strstr() - Find the first occurrence of a string
  • substr() - Return part of a string

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