How to Generate Random Password in PHP

Author: Zeeshan Arshad     73     05/23/2014

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Generate RandomPassword


[codesyntax lang="php"]

function randomPassword() {
$alphabet = "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUWXYZ0123456789";
$pass = array(); //remember to declare $pass as an array
$alphaLength = strlen($alphabet) - 1; //put the length -1 in cache
for ($i = 0; $i < 8; $i++) {
$n = rand(0, $alphaLength);
$pass[] = $alphabet[$n];
}
return implode($pass); //turn the array into a string
}

echo randomPassword();


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