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I’ll take a server-side snippet over something client-side any day of the week.

I’ll take the opposite view, and say “offload it to the client” whenever possible. It’s simply better for performance. Making chooseBackgroundColor() a javascript function instead of PHP means taking some load off of your server (admittedly not much, but this sort of thing can add up), and potentially gives you a page that doesn’t even need to invoke the PHP parser anymore. This could also allow the page to be cached more freely, meaning some requests wouldn’t even hit your server.


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