How to get length of an array in PHP ?

Sharad Jaiswal
Sharad Jaiswal

Posted On: Dec 07, 2018


    2 Answers Written

  •  Sharad Jaiswal
    Answered by poorna

    PHP array count

    In PHP Programming Language we can get count or the total number of elements of an array using count() function.

    count() function in PHP is used to get the length of an array.


    count(var array_variable, mode)

    Where array_variable is variable whose elements to be counted and the mode is an optional argument to specify the mode to be the use of counting recursive or normal


    $php_array= [1,10,5,38];
    echo count($php_array); // prints 4 as output.
  •  Sharad Jaiswal
    Answered by Sharad Jaiswal

    You can get the length of an array in PHP by using

    • count — Count all elements in an array, or in an object
    • sizeof — Alias of count()

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