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PHP Build a Basic PHP Website Listing and Sorting Inventory Items Introducing Arrays

I need to be shown how to use a funciton to return the number of items in an array and display that on my webpage.

Help

index.php
<?php


$letters = array("A",
                 "C",
                 "M",
                 "E",
        )
  ;
echo "Today's challenge is brought to you by the ";
echo $arrlength = count(&letters);
echo " letters: ";
echo "AC";
echo ".";

?>

1 Answer

Heidi Fryzell
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Heidi Fryzell
Front End Web Development Treehouse Moderator 24,519 Points

Hi Jonathan,

You need to use the count() function.

Here is an example of the count() function.

<?php
$cars=array("Volvo","BMW","Toyota");
echo count($cars);
?>

Hope this helps. Happy coding!

Thanks for your answer