str_replace -- Replace all occurrences of needle in haystack with str


string str_replace(string needle, string str, string haystack);

This function replaces all occurences of needle in haystack with the given str. If you don't need fancy replacing rules, you should always use this function instead of ereg_replace().

Example 1. str_replace() example

$bodytag = str_replace("%body%", "black", "<body text=%body%>");

This function is binary safe.

str_replace() was added in PHP 3.0.6, but was buggy up until PHP 3.0.8.

See also ereg_replace() and strtr().