The title of this article should be echo(), but due to technical restrictions, cannot contain parenthesis.

Output one or more strings

echo() is not actually a function, but rather a language construct so the parenthesis are not actually required, even when passing more than one argument to it for output.

Arguments Edit

void echo ({{{params}}})

Argument Inclusion Edit

(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)

Examples Edit

Example 1: Edit

$foo = "is";
$bar = "output";
echo "This $foo sample $bar!";

Output Edit

This is sample output!

Example 2: Edit

echo "In this sample
      Newlines will be displayed
      as well.";

Output Edit

In this sameple
Newlines will be displayed
as well.
For more details on this function, visit its entry in the php manual.