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Sorting Array Keys

I do NOT understand why php would sort "name 3" before "name". It makes no sense please help


$example = array(

array("name" => "Alejandro"), array("name 2" => "Alejandro"), array("name 3" => "Alejandro"), array("name 4" => "Alejandro"),





1 Answer

Ryan Lovett
Ryan Lovett
5,100 Points

Keep in mind that asort() sorts the array by the value, not the key. More documentation about asort() can be found here:


To sort by key, you will want to use ksort() instead which you can read about here:


Hope this helps!

Thank You!