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Word Count


This function allows you to quickly calculate how many words a string contains. Very useful for word processor scripts!

php
function wordcount($str) {
return
count(explode(" ",$str));
}

// Example Usage:
$test = "This has four words.";
echo
"There are " . wordcount($test) . " in that sentence";
?>
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Dennis Pallett is the main contributor to PHPit. He owns several websites, including ASPit and Chill2Music. He is currently still studying.

Dennis Pallett has written 5 tutorials, 2 FAQs, and 19 codesnippets.