Associative Array in PHP | Syntax | Creation | Examples

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Associative Array in PHP

1.It is a type of array in which each element of array is associated with key.
2.In associative array there are two elements key and Value.
3.array() function is used to create array in PHP.
4.There are two method of creating Associative array.

First Method:


Second Method:

$salary['Rocky'] = "35000";
$salary['Raj'] = "50000";
$salary['Tony'] = "45000";
$salary['Ronny'] = "87000";

Access/Print Element of Associative Array

There are two way of printing element of Associative Array in PHP

Printing of associative array element method 1:


echo "Salary of Rocky is ".$salary['Rocky']."<br>";
echo "Salary of Raj is ".$salary['Raj']."<br>";
echo "Salary of Tony is ".$salary['Tony']."<br>";
echo "Salary of Ronny is ".$salary['Ronny']."<br>";
Salary of Rocky is 35000
Salary of Raj is 50000
Salary of Tony is 45000
Salary of Ronny is 87000

Printing of associative array element method using loop:

foreach($salary as $k=>$v)
  echo $k."'s Salary is ".$v."<br>";
Rocky's Salary is 35000
Raj's Salary is 50000
Tony's Salary is 45000
Ronny's Salary is 87000

Types of Array in PHP

There are three types of Array in PHP
1.Indexed Array Click here to learn.
2.Associative Array Click here to learn.
3.Multi Dimension Array Click here to learn.

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