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Make a string's first character uppercase (PHP 4, PHP 5)
string ucfirst ( string str )

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

Note that 'alphabetic' is determined by the current locale. For instance, in the default "C" locale characters such as umlaut-a (д) will not be converted.



The input string.

Return Values

Returns the resulting string.


Example 2482. ucfirst() example

= 'hello world!';
$foo = ucfirst($foo);             // Hello world!

$bar = 'HELLO WORLD!';
$bar = ucfirst($bar);             // HELLO WORLD!
$bar = ucfirst(strtolower($bar)); // Hello world!