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Make a string's first character uppercase


ucfirst

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

ucfirstMake a string's first character uppercase

Description

string ucfirst ( string $str )

Returns a string with the first character of str capitalized, if that character is alphabetic.

Note that 'alphabetic' is determined by the current locale. For instance, in the default "C" locale characters such as umlaut-a (ä) will not be converted.

Parameters

str

The input string.

Return Values

Returns the resulting string.

Examples

Example #1 ucfirst() example

<?php
$foo 
'hello world!';
$foo ucfirst($foo);             // Hello world!

$bar 'HELLO WORLD!';
$bar ucfirst($bar);             // HELLO WORLD!
$bar ucfirst(strtolower($bar)); // Hello world!
?>

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