count_words

This is used to count the number of words in a variable.

Example 5.7. count_words

<?php

$smarty->assign('articleTitle', 'Dealers Will Hear Car Talk at Noon.');

?>

   

Where template is:

{$articleTitle}
{$articleTitle|count_words}

   

This will output:

Dealers Will Hear Car Talk at Noon.
7

   

See also count_characters, count_paragraphs and count_sentences.