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array_pop

Pop the element off the end of array (PHP 4, PHP 5)
mixed array_pop ( array &array )

array_pop() pops and returns the last value of the array, shortening the array by one element. If array is empty (or is not an array), NULL will be returned.

Note:

This function will reset() the array pointer after use.

Parameters

array

The array to get the value from.

Return Values

Returns the last value of array. If array is empty (or is not an array), NULL will be returned.

Examples

Example 269. array_pop() example

<?php
$stack
= array("orange", "banana", "apple", "raspberry");
$fruit = array_pop($stack);
print_r($stack);
?>

After this, $stack will have only 3 elements:

Array
(
   [
0] => orange
   
[1] => banana
   
[2] => apple
) ?>

and raspberry will be assigned to $fruit.


See Also

See also array_push(), array_shift(), and array_unshift().