PHP - Function list()



list ( $var1, $var2, $var3.. )

Definition and Usage

Like array(), this is not really a function, but a language construct. list() is used to assign a list of variables in one operation.


Parameter Description
var1 Required. The first variable to assign a value to
var2 Optional. The second variable to assign a value to
var3 Optional. The third variable to assign a value to

Return Value

This does not return anything.


Try out following example −

   $my_array = array("mango","apple","banana");
   list($a, $b, $c) = $my_array;
   echo "I have several fruits, a $a, a $b, and a $c.";

This will produce the following result −

I have several fruits, a mango, a apple, and a banana