# $argc Domains: (PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7)$argcThe number of arguments passed to script

### Description

Contains the number of arguments passed to the current script when running from the command line.

Note: The script's filename is always passed as an argument to the script, therefore the minimum value of $argc is 1. Note: This variable is not available when register_argc_argv is disabled. ### Examples Example #1$argc example

<?php
var_dump($argc); ?>  When executing the example with: php script.php arg1 arg2 arg3 The above example will output something similar to: int(4)  ### Notes Note: This is also available as$_SERVER['argc'].

• getopt() - Gets options from the command line argument list
• \$argv

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