PHP number_format() Function

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what is the syntax of the NUMBER_FORMAT() function in php?

number_format(number,decimals,decimalpoint,separator)
ParameterDescription
numberRequired. The number to be formatted. If no other parameters are set, the number will be formatted without decimals and with comma (,) as the thousands separator.
decimalsOptional. Specifies how many decimals. If this parameter is set, the number will be formatted with a dot (.) as decimal point
decimalpointOptional. Specifies what string to use for decimal point
separatorOptional. Specifies what string to use for thousands separator. Only the first character of separator is used. For example, “xxx” will give the same output as “x”

Note: If this parameter is given, all other parameters are required as well
PHP NUMBER_FORMAT() method

examples of the NUMBER_FORMAT() function

Examples 1. In this example, we format numbers.

<?php
echo number_format("1000000")."<br>";
echo number_format("1000000",2)."<br>";
echo number_format("1000000",2,",",".");
?>

Example 2. This is another example of the number_format() method.

<?php
$num = 1999.9;
$formattedNum = number_format($num)."<br>";
echo $formattedNum;
$formattedNum = number_format($num, 2);
echo $formattedNum;
?>
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