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php string starts with

user5258

//php check if first four characters of a string = http
substr( $http, 0, 4 ) === "http";
//php check if first five characters of a string = https
substr( $https, 0, 5 ) === "https";

php string starts with

user3589

function stringStartsWith($haystack,$needle,$case=true) {
    if ($case){
        return strpos($haystack, $needle, 0) === 0;
    }
    return stripos($haystack, $needle, 0) === 0;
}

function stringEndsWith($haystack,$needle,$case=true) {
    $expectedPosition = strlen($haystack) - strlen($needle);
    if ($case){
        return strrpos($haystack, $needle, 0) === $expectedPosition;
    }
    return strripos($haystack, $needle, 0) === $expectedPosition;
}
echo stringStartsWith("Hello World","Hell"); // true
echo stringEndsWith("Hello World","World"); // true

php starts with

user8021

function startsWith ($string, $startString) { 
    $len = strlen($startString); 
    return (substr($string, 0, $len) === $startString); 
}