How to use array unshift in PHP

In this article, I will explain how the array_unshift() function can be used in PHP.
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array_unshift() function in PHP

  • The array_unshift() function is used to inserts one or more new elements to an array.

  • In array_unshift() function, the new array values will be inserted in the beginning of the array.

  • array_unshift() function's return value is the new number of elements in the array.

Syntax

array_unshift(array,value1,value2,value3....)

Parameter

  • array  array is required parameter. Specifies an array.

  • value1 value1 is required parameter. value1 to be added in array.

  • value2 value2 is optional parameter. value2 to be added in array.

  • value3 value3 is optional parameter. value3 to be added in array.

Example

The following example show to how the array_unshift() function can be used in PHP.

<html>

<body>

<h3 style="color: steelblue;">array_unshift() function example in PHP</h3>  

    <?php 

    $list = array('Priyanka','Nitin'); 

    array_unshift($list, 'Ravi','Richa'); 

    print_r($list); 

    ?>

</body>

</html>

 

Output

unshift.jpg

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