PHP 5.4.31 Released

mb_stripos

(PHP 5 >= 5.2.0)

mb_striposFinds position of first occurrence of a string within another, case insensitive

Description

int mb_stripos ( string $haystack , string $needle [, int $offset = 0 [, string $encoding = mb_internal_encoding() ]] )

mb_stripos() returns the numeric position of the first occurrence of needle in the haystack string. Unlike mb_strpos(), mb_stripos() is case-insensitive. If needle is not found, it returns FALSE.

Parameters

haystack

The string from which to get the position of the first occurrence of needle

needle

The string to find in haystack

offset

The position in haystack to start searching

encoding

Character encoding name to use. If it is omitted, internal character encoding is used.

Return Values

Return the numeric position of the first occurrence of needle in the haystack string, or FALSE if needle is not found.

See Also

  • stripos() - Find the position of the first occurrence of a case-insensitive substring in a string
  • strpos() - Find the position of the first occurrence of a substring in a string
  • mb_strpos() - Find position of first occurrence of string in a string

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gtso2009-lbc at NOSPAM dot yahoo dot fr
10 months ago
If you are using a php version < 5.2.0 AND do not really need case insensitive performing, use mb_strpos instead.
mb_strpos is implemented for PHP 4 >= 4.0.6 and PHP 5
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