array_key_first

(PHP 7 >= 7.3.0)

array_key_firstGets the first key of an array

Description

mixed array_key_first ( array $array )

Get the first key of the given array without affecting the internal array pointer.

Parameters

array

An array.

Return Values

Returns the first key of array if the array is not empty; NULL otherwise.

Examples

Example #1 Basic array_key_first() Usage

<?php
$array 
= ['a' => 1'b' => 2'c' => 3];

$firstKey array_key_first($array);

var_dump(firstKey);
?>

The above example will output:

string(1) "a"

See Also

  • array_key_last() - Gets the last key of an array
  • reset() - Set the internal pointer of an array to its first element
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