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Parse array then run a if function on result

Daryl Isaacs
Daryl Isaacs asked
Last Modified: 2016-09-04
I have an array of items (cheese) in a checkbox format like so

'type' => 'checkbox',
"holder" => "div",
"class" => "",
"heading" => __("Choose your cheese topping", 'rbm_menu_item'),
'param_name' => 'cheesebox',
'value' => array( 'Cheddar'=>'Cheddar', 'Gouda'=>' Gouda', 'Bleu'=>' Bleu' ),
"description" => __("<br /><hr class='gduo'>", 'rbm_menu_item')

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      the values of the array are displayed on a page (in a hidden div) using the heredoc declaration with an if to check if the checkbox has been used - if the return is empty the div does not show - if one of the checkboxes is "checked" then it does.

///Cheese selections
if (!empty($cheesebox)) {
          $output .= <<< OUTPUT
            <br />
            <div class="sides">Comes with: <p>{$cheesebox}</p></div>
            <br />

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What I need to do is pull any one of the values in the array and if its in the $cheesebox the do something.

Ive tried using an ifelse like this

if ( ('$cheesebox') == "Cheddar" ){
               echo "Your topping is Cheddar";
              	elseif ( ('$cheesebox') == "Gouda" ){
               echo "Your topping is Gouda";
              	elseif ( ('$cheesebox') == "Bleu" ){
               echo "Your topping is Bleu";

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however this does not work - I'm sure I have it wrong somewhere along the line or does the heredoc function only allow for one?

 if so is there a way to accomplish this?
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