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Get initials from a name

David Carr

PHP & MySQL Tutorials

    Here is a simple way to collect the first letter of each word, This can be useful to get say a person initials from their name:

    $words = explode(" ", 'Joe Bloggs');
    $initials = null;
    foreach ($words as $w) {
         $initials .= $w[0];
    }
    echo $initials; //JB

     

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