PHP Declaring and Accessing Properties

Jul 02, 2009 Author: Developer

Properties are declared in PHP using one of the PPP operators, followed by their name:

class foo {
public $bar;
protected $baz;
private $bas;public var1 = "Test"; // String 
public var2 = 1.23; // Numeric value
public var3 = array (1, 2, 3);}

Note that, like a normal variable, a class property can be initialized while it is being declared. However, the initialization is limited to assigning values (but not by evaluating expressions). You can’t, for example, initialize a variable by calling a function—that’s something you can only do within one of the class’ methods (typically, the constructor).


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