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David Carr

Get initials from a name

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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