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str_starts_with › WordPress Function

Since5.9.0
Deprecatedn/a
str_starts_with ( $haystack, $needle )
Parameters: (2)
  • (string) $haystack The string to search in.
    Required: Yes
  • (string) $needle The substring to search for in the `$haystack`.
    Required: Yes
Returns:
  • (bool) True if `$haystack` starts with `$needle`, otherwise false.
Defined at:
Codex:

Polyfill for `str_starts_with()` function added in PHP 8.0.

Performs a case-sensitive check indicating if the haystack begins with needle.


Source

function str_starts_with( $haystack, $needle ) {
		if ( '' === $needle ) {
			return true;
		}
		return 0 === strpos( $haystack, $needle );
	}
}