php explode by commas but leave spaces

Example String; this is a test, here, is, another one, ok

result on explode I would like it to separate it as

this is a test
here
is
another one
ok

when I use explode it ignores this. Here is my code $keyword = explode(',',$keywords);

maybe I need to use split?
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cbielichAsked:
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enachemcCommented:
use trim on each string returned
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cbielichAuthor Commented:
Can you give me an example
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F IgorDeveloperCommented:
$keyword = explode(',',$keywords);
foreach ($keyword as $key=>$value){
 $keyword[$key]=trim(value);
}


if you want to replace commas with new lines so you can get
a list of lines with every item:

$keyword = explode(',',$keywords);
foreach ($keyword as $key=>$value){
 $keyword[$key]=trim(value);
}
$data=implode("\n",$keyword);
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tsmgeekCommented:
$keyword_arr = explode(',',$keywords);
$keyword_arr=array_map('trim',$keyword_arr)

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Lukasz ChmielewskiCommented:
This seems to be ok, the printing shows every string separated

<?php
$keywords = "this is a test, here, is, another one, ok";
$keyword = explode(',',$keywords);

print_r($keyword);

foreach($keyword as $key => $val){
    echo"<br />$val";
}
?>

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kanchan_karjeeCommented:
I don't understand exactly what you need but is this what you are looking for

<?php
echo implode('<br>', array_map('trim', explode(',',"this is a test, here, is, another one, ok")));
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haloexpertsexchangeCommented:
If you want a one line way of doing it use str_replace.
It can take all the commas and replace them with <br/>
like this
$keyword=str_replace(",","<br/>",$keywords);

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The link for the php manual on how to do it is http://php.net/manual/en/function.str-replace.php
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