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In this tutorial I will show you how to work with arrays in PHP. You will learn how to create, sort or print an array. Besides this we will touch on multidimensional arrays as well.

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Name:PHP Array tutorial
Total steps:7
Category:Basics
Level:Beginner

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Step 1 - Introduction to arrays


PHP Array tutorial


Arrays are special data types. Despite of other normal variables an array can store more than one value. Let's suppose you want to store basic colors in your PHP script. You can construct a small list from them like this:

Color list:

It is quite hard, boring, and bad idea to store each color in a separate variable. It would be very nice to have the above representation almost as it is in PHP. And here comes array into play.

The array type exists exactly for such purposes. So let's see how to create an array to store our color list.





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Tags: array, php array, sort array, create array, print array, array length



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