Counts how many times a substring occurs in a string in PHP

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Answer: Use the PHP substr_count() function

You can use the PHP substr_count() function to find out how many times a given substring is appears or repeated inside a string.

  • <?php
  • $quote = "Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.";
  • echo substr_count($quote, 'man'); // Outputs: 2
  • ?>

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