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PHP money_format() Function

PHP money_format() Function

PHP money_format() function is used to format a number as a currency string. It inserts a formatted number where there is a percent sign (%) in the given input string. This function returns the formatted string or NULL on failure as the output. This function does not work on Windows platform.

Syntax:-

money_format($format, $number);

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
string This is a required parameter. This parameter contains the given string to be formatted and how to format the variables in it.
number This is a required parameter. This parameter contains the number to be inserted at the %-sign in the given format string.

Here is an example of money_format() function in PHP:

<html>
<body>

<?php
$price = 979;
setlocale(LC_MONETARY,"en_US");
echo money_format("The price is %i", $price);
?>
</body>
</html>
Output:
The price is USD 979.00

Here is an another example of money_format() function in PHP:

<html>
<body>

<?php
$price = 893;
setlocale(LC_MONETARY,"de_DE");
echo money_format("The price is %.2n", $price);
?>
</body>
</html>
Output:
The price is 893 EUR

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