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POSITION

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

The POSITION() function finds the first position of a string within another string, starting with 1.

SELECT
  position('hello', 'e'),
  position('hello', 'l', 4);
create.select(
  position("hello", "e"),
  position("hello", "e", 4)).fetch();

The result being

+----------+----------+
| position | position |
+----------+----------+
|        2 |        4 |
+----------+----------+
See POSITION (binary) for a binary version of this function.
position("hello", "e")

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