PHP | crypt() Function

PHP crypt() Function


Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP crypt() Function.

The crypt() function is used to hash a string using DES, Blowfish, or MD5 algorithms.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

string crypt ( string $str [, string $salt ] )


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description
1

string

The string to be hashed.


Return Value

This function returns the hashed string.

Example

Try out the example below -

<?php
   $input = 'information';
   
   $hash = crypt($input);
?>


Alright guys! This is where we are going to be rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we will be studying about the PHP echo() Function.

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