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.

Example 1. array_pop() example

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

After this, $stack has only 2 elements: "orange" and "apple", and $fruit has "raspberry".

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

Note: This function was added in PHP 4.0.