Get unique values from multi-dimensional array

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Last Updated : 2021-12-03 00:26:06

Sometimes you have a multi-dimensional array and you only need the unique arrays in it. here is a simple solution using pure php function

    [0] => Array
(
[id] => 9622779
[title] => First Consultation #2
[description] => First Consultation description#2
[department] => It#2
[jurisdiction] => none
[startDate] => 2021-08-05 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-07 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => codeexplode2.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => First Consultation,consultations,#2
[created_at] => 2021-08-03 15:00:28
[updated_at] => 2021-08-03 15:29:11
)

[1] => Array
(
[id] => 9622781
[title] => Second consultation
[description] => Second consultation description
[department] => Finance
[jurisdiction] => British Columbia
[startDate] => 2021-08-03 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-03 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => google.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => first consultation,second,second consultation,quebec
[created_at] => 2021-08-03 16:21:09
[updated_at] => 2021-10-04 13:13:19
)

[2] => Array
(
[id] => 9622779
[title] => First Consultation #2
[description] => First Consultation description#2
[department] => It#2
[jurisdiction] => none
[startDate] => 2021-08-05 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-07 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => codeexplode2.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => First Consultation,consultations,#2
[created_at] => 2021-08-03 15:00:28
[updated_at] => 2021-08-03 15:29:11
)

[3] => Array
(
[id] => 9622782
[title] => Third Consultation
[description] => Third Consultation description
[department] => Dep#3
[jurisdiction] => none
[startDate] =>
[endDate] =>
[hyperlink] =>
[status] => Y
[tags] => dep3,consultations
[created_at] => 2021-08-04 15:03:29
[updated_at] => 2021-08-04 15:03:29
)

[4] => Array
(
[id] => 9622783
[title] => Fourth Consultation
[description] => Any description here
[department] => Dep4
[jurisdiction] => none
[startDate] => 1970-01-01 00:00:00
[endDate] => 1970-01-01 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => yahoo.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => dep4,consultations
[created_at] => 2021-08-04 15:15:46
[updated_at] => 2021-08-04 15:15:58
)

[5] => Array
(
[id] => 9622784
[title] => Fifth consultation
[description] => Fifth consultation description
[department] => fifth
[jurisdiction] => none
[startDate] => 2021-08-01 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-08 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.codeexplode.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => fifth,consultations
[created_at] => 2021-08-08 07:15:17
[updated_at] => 2021-08-08 07:15:17
)

[6] => Array
(
[id] => 9622785
[title] => Fifth consultation2
[description] => Fifth consultation description2
[department] => fifth
[jurisdiction] => none
[startDate] => 2021-08-01 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-08 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.codeexplode.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => fifth,consultations
[created_at] => 2021-08-08 07:17:10
[updated_at] => 2021-08-08 07:17:10
)

[7] => Array
(
[id] => 9622786
[title] => Fifth consultation23
[description] => Fifth consultation description23
[department] => fifth
[jurisdiction] => none
[startDate] => 2021-08-01 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-08 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.codeexplode.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => fifth,consultations
[created_at] => 2021-08-08 07:17:51
[updated_at] => 2021-08-08 07:17:51
)

[8] => Array
(
[id] => 9622787
[title] => Fifth consultation234
[description] => Fifth consultation description234
[department] => fifth
[jurisdiction] => none
[startDate] => 2021-08-01 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-08 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.codeexplode.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => fifth,consultations
[created_at] => 2021-08-08 07:18:23
[updated_at] => 2021-08-08 07:18:23
)

[9] => Array
(
[id] => 9622788
[title] => Fifth consultation2345
[description] => Fifth consultation description2345
[department] => fifth
[jurisdiction] => none
[startDate] => 2021-08-01 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-08 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.codeexplode.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => fifth,consultations
[created_at] => 2021-08-08 07:19:43
[updated_at] => 2021-08-08 07:19:43
)

[10] => Array
(
[id] => 9622789
[title] => Fifth consultation23456
[description] => Fifth consultation description23456
[department] => fifth
[jurisdiction] => Nfld. & Labrador
[startDate] => 2021-08-01 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-08 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.codeexplode.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => fifth,consultations,boody
[created_at] => 2021-08-08 07:22:34
[updated_at] => 2021-08-25 14:37:14
)

[11] => Array
(
[id] => 9622790
[title] => Six consultation
[description] => Six consultation description
[department] => six
[jurisdiction] => none
[startDate] => 2021-08-01 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-08 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.codeexplode.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => six,consultations
[created_at] => 2021-08-08 08:17:30
[updated_at] => 2021-08-08 08:17:30
)

[12] => Array
(
[id] => 9622791
[title] => The new consultation
[description] => Here the description for it
[department] => IT
[jurisdiction] => none
[startDate] => 2021-08-08 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-09 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.codeexplode.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => it,consultations
[created_at] => 2021-08-08 09:47:06
[updated_at] => 2021-08-08 09:47:06
)

[13] => Array
(
[id] => 9622795
[title] => Consultation test for tags#10
[description] => Consultation test for tags#10
[department] => Consultations
[jurisdiction] => Alberta
[startDate] => 2021-09-11 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-09-11 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.testtags.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => consultations,consultationsTags#10
[created_at] => 2021-09-11 10:05:38
[updated_at] => 2021-09-11 10:05:38
)

[14] => Array
(
[id] => 9622796
[title] => Consultation test for tags#10 1
[description] => Consultation test for tags#10
[department] => Consultations
[jurisdiction] => Alberta
[startDate] => 2021-09-11 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-09-11 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.testtags.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => consultations,consultationsTags#10
[created_at] => 2021-09-11 10:06:52
[updated_at] => 2021-09-11 10:06:52
)

[15] => Array
(
[id] => 9622797
[title] => Consultation test for tags#10 2
[description] => Consultation test for tags#10
[department] => Consultations
[jurisdiction] => British Columbia
[startDate] => 2021-09-11 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-09-10 00:00:00
[hyperlink] =>
[status] => Y
[tags] => consultationstags#10,consultation#11
[created_at] => 2021-09-11 10:55:39
[updated_at] => 2021-09-11 10:55:39
)

[16] => Array
(
[id] => 9622797
[title] => Consultation test for tags#10 2
[description] => Consultation test for tags#10
[department] => Consultations
[jurisdiction] => British Columbia
[startDate] => 2021-09-11 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-09-10 00:00:00
[hyperlink] =>
[status] => Y
[tags] => consultationstags#10,consultation#11
[created_at] => 2021-09-11 10:55:39
[updated_at] => 2021-09-11 10:55:39
)

[17] => Array
(
[id] => 9622798
[title] => Test for Quebec
[description] => Description for Quenbec
[department] => Quebec
[jurisdiction] => Ontario
[startDate] => 2021-10-04 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-10-05 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.chpc.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => immigration,mobile,quebec,Quebec
[created_at] => 2021-10-04 12:06:04
[updated_at] => 2021-10-04 13:09:59
)

[18] => Array
(
[id] => 9622799
[title] => Test for immigration
[description] => Descriptioin for immigration
[department] => Immigration
[jurisdiction] => Quebec
[startDate] => 2021-10-04 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-10-05 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.chpc.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => immigration
[created_at] => 2021-10-04 12:45:04
[updated_at] => 2021-10-04 12:45:04
)

[19] => Array
(
[id] => 9622781
[title] => Second consultation
[description] => Second consultation description
[department] => Finance
[jurisdiction] => British Columbia
[startDate] => 2021-08-03 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-08-03 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => google.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => first consultation,second,second consultation,quebec
[created_at] => 2021-08-03 16:21:09
[updated_at] => 2021-10-04 13:13:19
)

[20] => Array
(
[id] => 9622798
[title] => Test for Quebec
[description] => Description for Quenbec
[department] => Quebec
[jurisdiction] => Ontario
[startDate] => 2021-10-04 00:00:00
[endDate] => 2021-10-05 00:00:00
[hyperlink] => http://www.chpc.com
[status] => Y
[tags] => immigration,mobile,quebec,Quebec
[created_at] => 2021-10-04 12:06:04
[updated_at] => 2021-10-04 13:09:59
)

)

$allUserConsultationsNew = array_unique($allUserConsultations->toArray(), SORT_REGULAR);

Mohammed Anwar

Mohammed Anwar

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