# stripos() function in PHP()

The stripos() function is used to find the position of first occurrence of a string inside the another string.

Note − The function is case-insensitive.

## Syntax

stripos(str, search, begin)


## Parameters

• str − The string to search in

• search − The string to search

• begin − Where to begin the search

## Return

The stripos() function returns the position of the first occurrence of a string inside another string.

## Example

The following is an example −

Live Demo

<?php
echo stripos("Cricket is a sports!, Cricket is a religion","Cricket");
?>


## Output

0