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php json decode with variables that contains dashes?

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{"general":{
 "round-corner":"0",
 "border-stroke":"2",
 "background-color":"#ffffff"
 }
}

I have this json string, I know that php variable names doesn't support dashes. So what to do in this case ?

posted Jun 25, 2014 by Rajneesh

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You can use an array format like this. Hyphened keys will work.

<?php

$json = '{"general":{
 "round-corner":"0",
 "border-stroke":"2",
 "background-color":"#ffffff"
 }
}';

$array = json_decode($json, true);

echo $array['general']['border-stroke']; // prints 2

?>
answer Jun 27, 2014 by Vrije Mani Upadhyay
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