strstr() function in C With

strstr() Function

strstr() is a C standard library string function as defined in string.h. strstr() has the function signature char * strstr(const char *haystack, const char *needle); which returns a pointer to a character at the first index where needle is in haystack, or NULL if not present.

This function takes two strings s1 and s2 as an argument and finds the first occurrence of the sub-string s2 in the string s1.

C strstr() syntax

 char *strstr (const char *s1, const char *s2);

Example 1:


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List of String function in C

Functions Description
strcat( ) The strcat() function is used to concatenate one string(source) at the end of another string(destination).
strncat( ) Appends first n characters of a string at the end of another.
strcpy( ) Copies from str2 into str1
strncpy( ) Copies given number of characters of one string to another
strlen( ) Gives the length of str1
strcmp( ) Returns 0 if str1 is same as str2. Returns <0 if strl < str2. Returns >0 if str1 > str2
strcmpi( ) Same as strcmp() function. But, this function negotiates case. “A” and “a” are treated as same.
strchr( ) Returns pointer to first occurrence of char in str1
strrchr( ) last occurrence of given character in a string is found.
strstr( ) Returns pointer to first occurrence of str2 in str1
strrstr( ) Returns pointer to last occurrence of str2 in str1
strdup( ) Duplicates the string
strlwr( ) Converts string to lowercase
strupr( ) Converts string to uppercase
strrev( ) Reverses the given string
strset( ) Sets all character in a string to given character
strnset( ) It sets the portion of characters in a string to given character
strtok( ) Tokenizing given string using delimiter