(PHP3 , PHP4 )

explode -- Split a string by string


array explode (string separator, string string [, int limit])

Returns an array of strings, each of which is a substring of string formed by splitting it on boundaries formed by the string delim. If limit is set, the returned array will contaion a maximum of limit elements with the last element containing the whole rest of string.

Example 1. Explode() example

$pizza = "piece1 piece2 piece3 piece4 piece5 piece6";
$pieces = explode (" ", $pizza);

See also split() and implode().