How to create a Star(symbol) for a five star rating from a value already stored in SQL database


#1

Good day

If anyone can assist. ive checked lots of turorials but cant seem to find something to help me.

i have a value stored in my database (value between 1 -5) i just need to know how i can create a 5 star rate using PHP CSS to show 3 stars if the value is 3 or 5 if the value stored is 5.

i have already calculated the average etc of the value in the database just need to show it as a Star


#4

echo str_repeat('★', 3);


#5

Thanks Chorn

so simple cant believe it, just one question can i style it in CSS to change the colour and size ?


#6

Is it also possible to have a Half star rating IE… 2.5 shown because my average might be 2.34 etc


#7

Sure.


#8

As it’s just text you can use CSS color as regular. You can also try fiddling around with the width of the surrounding element and use overflow:hidden.


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