Php Array Function: array_search()

array_search() function will return key of searched value in given array.

Example 1

$a=array("a"=>"cat","b"=>"dog","c"=>"monkey");
echo array_search("cat",$a);

Output:

a

Syntax:

array_search(value,array,strict)

Parameter and its description

value: Required: search value in array

array: Required: given array

strict: Optional:  default value is false.

When value is true then it will check type of value.

Example 2

$a=array("a"=>"2","b"=>2,"c"=>"2");
echo array_search(2,$a,true);

Output:

b

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