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PHP | Reflection getShortName() Function

  • Last Updated : 17 Dec, 2019

The Reflection::getShortName() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to return the short name of the specified class, the part without the namespace.

Syntax:

string Reflection::getShortName( void )

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameters.

Return Value: This function returns the short name of the specified class, the part without the namespace.

Below programs illustrate the Reflection::getShortName() function in PHP:



Program 1:




<?php
  
// Defining a namespace and class GFG
namespace A\B;
class GFG{ } 
   
// Using ReflectionClass over the namespace and
// specified class GFG
$ReflectionClass = new \ReflectionClass('A\\B\\GFG');
   
// Calling getShortName() function 
$A = $ReflectionClass->getShortName();
   
// Getting the short name of the specified class
var_dump($A);
?>
Output:
string(3) "GFG"

Program 2:




<?php
    
// Using ReflectionClass inbuilt function
$ReflectionClass = new ReflectionClass('ReflectionClass');
    
// Calling getShortName() functions
$A = $ReflectionClass->getShortName();
    
// Getting the short name of the specified class
var_dump($A);
?>
Output:
string(15) "ReflectionClass"

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/reflectionclass.getshortname.php

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