Array Insert

* Insert an array into another array before/after a certain key
* @param array $array The initial array
* @param array $pairs The array to insert
* @param string $key The certain key
* @param string $position Wether to insert the array before or after the key
* @return array
function array_insert( $array, $pairs, $key, $position = 'after' ) {
$key_pos = array_search( $key, array_keys( $array ) );
if ( 'after' == $position )
if ( false !== $key_pos ) {
$result = array_slice( $array, 0, $key_pos );
$result = array_merge( $result, $pairs );
$result = array_merge( $result, array_slice( $array, $key_pos ) );
else {
$result = array_merge( $array, $pairs );
return $result;
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Bill Erickson is a freelance WordPress developer and a contributing developer to the Genesis framework. For the past 14 years he has worked with attorneys, publishers, corporations, and non-profits, building custom websites tailored to their needs and goals.

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