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Need to get a random variable between 1 and 10 for a menu display.

breeze351 asked
Last Modified: 2017-04-29
I would like to display different images on the index page.  I was thinking the easiest way to do this would be to clock the time and just get the seconds.  This give me a variable between 1 and 10.  Load the image from an array with those images and display it.
Two questions:
1.  Does this make sense?
2.  How do I get just the seconds from the time?
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Thanks that'll work.
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rand() is a good solution for random numbers.  For the seconds portion of the time, use date('s') -- this will vary between 00 and 59.  To get a value between 1 and 10, based on seconds, you might use this.
<?php echo floor(date('s') / 6) + 1;

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