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strrchr — Returns all characters after the last occurrence of character within string , including character .


string strrchr(string, character);
string string: String to search
string character: Character to find


String; FALSE if needle is not found in haystack


strrchr() finds the position of the last occurrence of character within string and returns all characters from this position to the end of the string. If character cannot be found, FALSE is returned.


PHP 3+, PHP 4+

See also

Other functions that find characters within strings:







Example 1228. Look for the last position of a string within another string

$string = "It's 4am, do you know where your brain is?";
$chr = 'o';

$result = strrchr($string, $chr);

if (FALSE !== $result) {
   echo("The remainder of the string after (and including) '$chr' is '$result'");
} else {
   echo("Character '$chr' could not be found in string '$string'.");

The remainder of the string after (and including) 'o' is 'our brain is?'

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