Randomly Retrieving Array Values in PHP


How To Randomly Retrieve a Value from an Array in PHP?

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If you have a list of favorite greeting messages, and want to randomly select one of them to be used in an email, you can use the array_rand() function. Here is a PHP example script:

$array = array("Hello!", "Hi!", "Allo!", "Hallo!", "Coucou!");
$key = array_rand($array);
print("Random greeting: ".$array[$key]."\n");

This script will print:

Random greeting: Coucou!


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