How to strip all spaces out of a string in PHP?

PHPServer Side ProgrammingProgramming

To strip all spaces out of a string in PHP, the code is as follows−

Example

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<?php
   $str = "this is a test string";
   strtr($str,[' '=>'']);
   echo $str
?>

Output

This will produce the following output−

Thisisateststrin

To remove the whitespaces only, the below code can be used−

Example

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<?php
   $str = "this is a test string";
   $str = str_replace(' ', '', $str);
   echo $str
?>

Output

This will produce the following output. The str_replace function replaces the given input string with a specific character or string−

thisisateststring

To remove whitespace that includes tabs and line end, the code can be used−

Example

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<?php
   $str = "this is a test string";
   $str = preg_replace('/\s/', '', $str);
   echo $str
?>

Here, the preg_match function is used with regular expressions. It searches for a pattern in a string and returns True if the pattern exists and false otherwise. This will produce the following output−

thisisateststring
raja
Published on 27-Dec-2019 09:20:30
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