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chop() function PHP


The chop() function removes whitespaces or other predefined characters from the right end of a string.

This function is an alias of: rtrim().



Parameter Values

string : Specifies the string to check.

charlist : Specifies which characters to remove from the string.

Technical Details

Return Value : Returns the modified string.

PHP Version : 4+


$string = "Codeamend Team";
echo $string;
echo "<br>";
echo chop($string,"Team");

Output : 
Codeamend Team


chop() is different than the Perl chop() function, which removes the last character in the string.

The following characters are removed if the charlist parameter is empty:

  • “\0” – NULL
  • “\t” – tab
  • “\n” – new line
  • “\x0B” – vertical tab
  • “\r” – carriage return
  • ” ” – ordinary white space

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