MOCKSTACKS
EN
Questions And Answers

More Tutorials




Comparing two strings, ignoring case in PHP


php compare strings case insensitive

// Easiest way to check if two strings are the same regardless of case:
// Convert both to lowercase (or uppercase, your choice!) and compare them.

$foo="Hello There!";
$bar="HELLO THERE!";
if(strtolower($foo)===strtolower($bar)){
	echo "Strings are the same";
}
else{
	echo "Strings are different";
}

To case-insensitively compare strings, use strcasecmp:

<?php
$var1 = "Hello";
$var2 = "hello";
if (strcasecmp($var1, $var2) == 0) {
    echo '$var1 is equal to $var2 in a case-insensitive string comparison';
}
?>


Conclusion

In this page (written and validated by ) you learned about . What's Next? If you are interested in completing PHP tutorial, we encourage you simply to start here: PHP Tutorial.



Incorrect info or code snippet? We take very seriously the accuracy of the information provided on our website. We also make sure to test all snippets and examples provided for each section. If you find any incorrect information, please send us an email about the issue: mockstacks@gmail.com.


Share On:


Mockstacks was launched to help beginners learn programming languages; the site is optimized with no Ads as, Ads might slow down the performance. We also don't track any personal information; we also don't collect any kind of data unless the user provided us a corrected information. Almost all examples have been tested. Tutorials, references, and examples are constantly reviewed to avoid errors, but we cannot warrant full correctness of all content. By using Mockstacks.com, you agree to have read and accepted our terms of use, cookies and privacy policy.