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Quickie on preg_match

Posted by Quaor (Quaor), 22 July 2003
Hi all. Have a very simple question for you - yes I'm a newbie, just can't get this right...
How do I check for the string www using preg_match?

Many thanks

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 22 July 2003
Here is a test using preg_match to see if a string entered by the user contains the letters "www" anywhere in it:

<form><input name=url></form>
Does a string contain "www"?<br>
if (preg_match("/www/",$_GET[url])) {

       print ("Yes");
} else {
       print ("No");

The test would differ if you were looking for the string www exactly, or looking only for strings starting with www.

Posted by Quaor (Quaor), 22 July 2003
Cheers! Easy when you know how....

ThanKs again.

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