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random

New in version 2.7: The "max" argument was added in Twig 2.7.

The random function returns a random value depending on the supplied parameter type:

  • a random item from a sequence;
  • a random character from a string;
  • a random integer between 0 and the integer parameter (inclusive).
  • a random integer between the integer parameter (when negative) and 0 (inclusive).
  • a random integer between the first integer and the second integer parameter (inclusive).
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{{ random(['apple', 'orange', 'citrus']) }} {# example output: orange #}
{{ random('ABC') }}                         {# example output: C #}
{{ random() }}                              {# example output: 15386094 (works as the native PHP mt_rand function) #}
{{ random(5) }}                             {# example output: 3 #}
{{ random(50, 100) }}                       {# example output: 63 #}

Arguments

  • values: The values
  • max: The max value when values is an integer
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