Function to return number of digits of an integer in PHP

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This is a very simple but useful function to return number of digits of an integer. 

//function declaration
function count_digit($number) {
return strlen((string) $number);
}

//function call
$num = 12312;
$number_of_digits = count_digit($num); //this is call :)
echo $number_of_digits; 
//prints 5

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Great Thanks

View Tutorial          By: anawaz at 2012-10-05 10:28:20
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Thanks.It is very helpful

View Tutorial          By: JENI at 2013-03-23 11:01:58
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thanks. it helped a lot!

View Tutorial          By: lateforbus at 2013-04-25 03:35:24
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if the number is for exemple 00025478 it return a wrong value :)

View Tutorial          By: ahmed at 2015-02-11 12:02:45

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