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Code Inspection: Empty index operator not supported for strings

Reports the usages of empty index operator ([]) on strings.

Starting from PHP 7.1, applying the empty index operator on a string throws a fatal error.

See Creating/modifying with square bracket syntax ( for details.

Suppress an inspection in the editor

  1. Place the caret at the highlighted line and press Alt+Enter or click the Intention action icon.

  2. Click the arrow next to the inspection you want to suppress and select the necessary suppress action.

Last modified: 11 February 2024