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ucwords

Returns a string with the first character of each word in string capitalized, if that character is alphabetic. Test ucwords online.

string ucwords ( string $str [, string $delimiters = " \t\r\n\f\v" ] )

The optional delimiters contains the word separator characters.

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ucwords

(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)

ucwordsUppercase the first character of each word in a string

Description

ucwords ( string $str [, string $delimiters = " \t\r\n\f\v" ] ) : string

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

The definition of a word is any string of characters that is immediately after any character listed in the delimiters parameter (By default these are: space, form-feed, newline, carriage return, horizontal tab, and vertical tab).

Parameters

str

The input string.

delimiters

The optional delimiters contains the word separator characters.

Return Values

Returns the modified string.

Changelog

Version Description
5.4.32, 5.5.16 Added the delimiters parameter.

Examples

Example #1 ucwords() example

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

$bar 'HELLO WORLD!';
$bar ucwords($bar);             // HELLO WORLD!
$bar ucwords(strtolower($bar)); // Hello World!
?>

Example #2 ucwords() example with custom delimiter

<?php
$foo 
'hello|world!';
$bar ucwords($foo);             // Hello|world!

$baz ucwords($foo"|");        // Hello|World!
?>

Notes

Note: This function is binary-safe.

See Also

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