PHP | stats_rand_get_seeds() Function

PHP stats_rand_get_seeds() 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 stats_rand_get_seeds() function.

The PHP stats_rand_get_seeds() function is used for getting the seed values of random number generator.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

array stats_rand_get_seeds( void )

Parameter Details

This built-in PHP function does not have any parameter

Return Value

This PHP function returns the current seed values of the random number generator.


This built-in function was first introduced in statistics extension (PHP version 4.0.0 and PEAR v1.4.0). In this tutorial guide, we used the latest release of stats-2.0.3 (PHP v7.0.0 or newer and PEAR version 1.4.0 or newer).


Below example gets the seed values of the random number generator -

   stats_rand_setall(10, 20);
   $sd = stats_rand_getsd();
   echo $sd[0], "<br>";
   echo $sd[1];


When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -


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 built-in PHP stats_rand_phrase_to_seeds() Function.

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