PHP str_pad Function

What is str_pad Function?


In PHP, This function is used to pad a string to a certain length with another string.



This functions returns the input string padded on the left, the right, or both sides to the specified padding length. If the optional argument pad_string is not supplied, the input is padded with spaces, otherwise it is padded with characters from pad_string up to the limit.

Example :

$str = "Hiox India";
echo str_pad($str,20,".",STR_PAD_BOTH);
Result :

.....Hiox India.....

In the above example "Hiox India" is padded on both sides with the character "." and the total length of the character is "20".

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