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encrypt password

need a way to encrypt a password
and show the password

please write sample code

password is password

echo password
echo encrypted password
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What do you mean by encrypt and show password?

Safe methods of storing passwords are 'one way' only ...meaning that the supplied password is encrypted and saved as in the encrypted form only.  It is important that strong encryption method is used.  The reason to be one-way only is that is the system was compromised by a hacker - having the encrypted value is not usable by hacker as it cannot be reversed into the plain text password.

refer to http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.crypt.php or details on encryption options in  PHP.

echo '<pre>';

$salt = "xzfbcuasfgbkla tsd7668e32^%*&vjkF^%vmj^&";

$password = "password";
$encpassw = crypt($password,$salt);

echo $password, PHP_EOL;
echo $encpassw, PHP_EOL;

if ( crypt($password,$salt) == $encpassw ) {
    echo "password matches", PHP_EOL;

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