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Return ASCII value of character
String Functions
PHP Manual

ord

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

ordReturn ASCII value of character

Description

int ord ( string $string )

Returns the ASCII value of the first character of string.

This function complements chr().

Parameters

string

A character.

Return Values

Returns the ASCII value as an integer.

Examples

Example #1 ord() example

<?php
$str 
"\n";
if (
ord($str) == 10) {
    echo 
"The first character of \$str is a line feed.\n";
}
?>

See Also


String Functions
PHP Manual