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strnatcasecmp

This function implements a comparison algorithm that orders alphanumeric strings in the way a human being would. The behaviour of this function is similar to strnatcmp(), except that the comparison is not case sensitive. For more information see: Martin Pool's » Natural Order String Comparison page. Test strnatcasecmp online.

int strnatcasecmp ( string $str1 , string $str2 )

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strnatcasecmp

(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)

strnatcasecmpCase insensitive string comparisons using a "natural order" algorithm

Description

strnatcasecmp ( string $str1 , string $str2 ) : int

This function implements a comparison algorithm that orders alphanumeric strings in the way a human being would. The behaviour of this function is similar to strnatcmp(), except that the comparison is not case sensitive. For more information see: Martin Pool's » Natural Order String Comparison page.

Parameters

str1

The first string.

str2

The second string.

Return Values

Similar to other string comparison functions, this one returns < 0 if str1 is less than str2 > 0 if str1 is greater than str2, and 0 if they are equal.

See Also

  • preg_match() - Perform a regular expression match
  • strcmp() - Binary safe string comparison
  • strcasecmp() - Binary safe case-insensitive string comparison
  • substr() - Return part of a string
  • stristr() - Case-insensitive strstr
  • strncasecmp() - Binary safe case-insensitive string comparison of the first n characters
  • strncmp() - Binary safe string comparison of the first n characters
  • strstr() - Find the first occurrence of a string
  • setlocale() - Set locale information

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