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str_replace() - string

This function returns a string or an array with all occurrences of
   search in subject
   replaced with the given replace value.
Parameters :
  • search - The value being searched for, otherwise known as the needle. An array may be used to designate multiple needles.
  • replace - The replacement value that replaces found search values. An array may be used to designate multiple replacements.
  • subject - The string or array being searched and replaced on, otherwise known as the haystack. If subject is an array, then the search and replace is performed with every entry of subject, and the return value is an array as well.
  • count - If passed, this will be set to the number of replacements performed.

  • Syntax

    mixed str_replace
        ( mixed $search
       , mixed $replace
       , mixed $subject
       [, int &$count
      ] )


    <?php// Provides: <body text='black'>$bodytag = str_replace("%body%", "black", "<body text='%body%'>");// Provides: Hll Wrld f PHP$vowels = array("a", "e", "i", "o", "u", "A", "E", "I", "O", "U");$onlyconsonants = str_replace($vowels, "", "Hello World of PHP");// Provides: You should eat pizza, beer, and ice cream every day$phrase  = "You should eat fruits, vegetables, and fiber every day.";$healthy = array("fruits", "vegetables", "fiber");$yummy   = array("pizza", "beer", "ice cream");$newphrase = str_replace($healthy, $yummy, $phrase);// Provides: 2$str = str_replace("ll", "", "good golly miss molly!", $count);echo $count;?>

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