How to replace the part of a string with another string in PHP

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Answer: Use the PHP str_replace() function

You can use the PHP str_replace() function to find and replace any portion of a string with another string. In the following example the substring "quick brown fox" of the string $my_str is replaced by the string "swift white cat".

  • <?php
  • $my_str = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.";
  • // Display replaced string
  • echo str_replace("quick brown fox", "swift white cat", $my_str);
  • ?>

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