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(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PHP 7)

get_called_classthe "Late Static Binding" class name

Description

string get_called_class ( void )

Gets the name of the class the static method is called in.

Return Values

Returns the class name. Returns FALSE if called from outside a class.

Examples

Example #1 Using get_called_class()

<?php

class foo {
    static public function 
test() {
        
var_dump(get_called_class());
    }
}

class 
bar extends foo {
}

foo::test();
bar::test();

?>

The above example will output:

string(3) "foo"
string(3) "bar"

See Also

  • get_parent_class() - Retrieves the parent class name for object or class
  • get_class() - Returns the name of the class of an object
  • is_subclass_of() - Checks if the object has this class as one of its parents or implements it.



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