PHP Output


print function is used to create unformatted output

it can be called with or without parentheses

For example:

print “This is Sample”;

print(“This is Sample”);

print “The Result is: $sum”;

print (“The Result is: $sum”);


printf function is used to create formatted output. For example

printf(“string”, para1, para2… paran)


The string can contain text to be displayed and format codes. The format code contains percentage sign (%) with field width and type specifier.

%s     Strings

%d     integers

%f      double or float


The field with is either integer or two integers separated by a decimal for double and float.