rand() function in PHP

PHPProgrammingServer Side Programming

The rand() function gets a random number. You can also set a range to get random number from that particular range.

Syntax

rand();
or
rand(min_range,max_range);

Parameters

  • min_range − Default is 0. This is the lowest number to be Returned.

  • max_range − This is the highest number to be Returned.

Return

The rand() function Returns a random integer between min_range and max_range.

Example

 Live Demo

<?php
   echo(rand() . "<br>");
   echo(rand() . "<br>");
   echo(rand() . "<br>");
   echo(rand() . "<br>");
   echo(rand() . "<br>");
   echo(rand());
?>

Output

1581227270<br>1094001227<br>306337052<br>151211887<br>7894804<br>115835633

Example

Let us see another example −

 Live Demo

<?php
   echo(rand(2, 5) . "<br>");
   echo(rand(90, 190));
?>

Output

4<br>114
raja
Published on 09-Nov-2018 16:48:45
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