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ob_get_clean

Get current buffer contents and delete current output buffer (PHP 4 >= 4.3.0, PHP 5)
string ob_get_clean ( )

Gets the current buffer contents and delete current output buffer.

ob_get_clean() essentially executes both ob_get_contents() and ob_end_clean().

Return Values

Returns the contents of the output buffer and end output buffering. If output buffering isn't active then FALSE is returned.

Examples

Example 1685. A simple ob_get_clean() example

<?php

ob_start
();

echo
"Hello World";

$out = ob_get_clean();
$out = strtolower($out);

var_dump($out);
?>

The above example will output:

string(11) "hello world"