PHP Manual: array_pop

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array_pop -- Pop the element off the end of array


mixed array_pop ( array &array )

array_pop() pops and returns the last value of the array, shortening the array by one element. If array is empty (or is not an array), NULL will be returned.

Note: This function will reset() the array pointer after use.

Example 1. array_pop() example

= array("orange", "banana", "apple", "raspberry");
$fruit = array_pop($stack);

After this, $stack will have only 3 elements:

    [0] => orange
    [1] => banana
    [2] => apple

and raspberry will be assigned to $fruit.

See also array_push(), array_shift(), and array_unshift().