ucfirst

(PHP3 , PHP4 )

ucfirst -- Make a string's first character uppercase

Description

string ucfirst (string str)

Capitalizes the first character of str if that character is alphabetic.

Note that 'alphabetic' is determined by the current locale. For instance, in the default "C" locale characters such as umlaut-a () will not be converted.

Example 1. Ucfirst() example

    
$text = 'mary had a little lamb and she loved it so.';
$text = ucfirst ($text); // $text is now Mary had a little lamb 
                         // and she loved it so.
      

See also strtoupper() and strtolower().