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Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006


(PHP 3 >= 3.0.2, PHP 4, PHP 5)

strcasecmp --  Binary safe case-insensitive string comparison


int strcasecmp ( string str1, string str2 )

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

Example 1. strcasecmp() example

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

See also preg_match(), strcmp(), substr(), stristr(), strncasecmp(), and strstr().

Last updated: Tue, 19 Sep 2006