array_shift() Remove the first array element array_pop() Remove the last array element
Programming Tips - How do I delete an element from a PHP array?
Date: 2007nov19 Language: php Q. How do I delete an element from a PHP array? A. You can unset($a[$element]) but that leaves a hole so the only way is to copy the array to a new one without the unwanted element. I think this is an unfortunate limitation for a high level language. Even C++'s vector can erase() elements. The only exceptions are: