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PHP Interview QUESTIONS

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Question: How can we check the value of a given variable is a number?

Answer:It is possible to use the dedicated function, is_numeric() to check whether it is a number or not.


Question: How can we check the value of a given variable is alphanumeric?

Answer:It is possible to use the dedicated function, ctype_alnum to check whether it is an alphanumeric value or not.


Question: How do I check if a given variable is empty?

Answer:If we want to check whether a variable has a value or not, it is possible to use the empty() function.


Question: What does the unset() function means?

Answer:The unset() function is dedicated for variable management. It will make a variable undefined.


Question: What does the unlink() function means?

Answer:The unlink() function deletes a file.

This function returns TRUE on success, or FALSE on failure.


Question: How do I escape data before storing it into the database?

Answer:addslashes function enables us to escape data before storage into the database.


Question: How can we automatically escape incoming data?

Answer:We have to enable the Magic quotes entry in the configuration file of PHP.


Question: What does the function get_magic_quotes_gpc() means?

Answer:The function get_magic_quotes_gpc() tells us whether the magic quotes is switched on or no.


Question: Is it possible to remove the HTML tags from data?

Answer:The strip_tags() function enables us to clean a string from the HTML tags.


Question: How a constant is defined in a PHP script?

Answer:The define() directive lets us defining a constant as follows:

define (“ACONSTANT”, 123);


Question: How can you pass a variable by reference?

Answer:To be able to pass a variable by reference, we use an ampersand in front of it, as follows $var1 = &$var2


Question: How is it possible to cast types in PHP?

Answer:The name of the output type have to be specified in parentheses before the variable which is to be cast as follows:

* (int), (integer) – cast to integer

* (bool), (boolean) – cast to boolean

* (float), (double), (real) – cast to float

* (string) – cast to string

* (array) – cast to array

* (object) – cast to object


Question: How is the ternary conditional operator used in PHP?

Answer:It is composed of three expressions: a condition, and two operands describing what instruction should be performed when the specified condition is true or false as follows:

Expression_1 ? Expression_2 : Expression_3;


Question: What is the function func_num_args() used for?

Answer:The function func_num_args() is used to give the number of parameters passed into a function.


Question: What does accessing a class via :: means?

Answer::: is used to access static methods that do not require object initialization.


Question: In PHP, objects are they passed by value or by reference?

Answer:In PHP, objects passed by value.


Question: Are Parent constructors called implicitly inside a class constructor?

Answer:No, a parent constructor have to be called explicitly as follows:

parent::constructor($value)


Question: What’s the difference between __sleep and __wakeup?

Answer:__sleep returns the array of all the variables that need to be saved, while __wakeup retrieves them.


Question: What is the meaning of a Persistent Cookie?

Answer:A persistent cookie is permanently stored in a cookie file on the browser’s computer. By default, cookies are temporary and are erased if we close the browser.


Question: What is the difference between session_unregister() and session_unset()?

Answer:The session_unregister() function unregister a global variable from the current session and the session_unset() function free all session variables.