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PHP | str_word_count() Function

PHP str_word_count() 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 str_word_count() Function.

The PHP str_word_count() function is used to count the number of words in a string.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

mixed str_word_count ( string $string [, int $format = 0 [, string $charlist ]] )

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It specifies the which string to check



It specifies the return value of string



It specifies which characters to be considered as words

Return Value

This function returns an array or integer.


Try out the example below -

   echo str_word_count("web design tutorialz best e-learning platform");


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 PHP strcasecmp() Function.

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