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Hi,

being not very good at php regular expression, could anyone help me giving
the regular expression for :
- an e-mail address,
- a website address (including sub-domain if possible).

many thanks in advance,
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nyso
Jul 17 '05 #1
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nyso wrote:
being not very good at php regular expression, could anyone help me giving
the regular expression for :
- an e-mail address,
- a website address (including sub-domain if possible).


These are primitive, but have worked for me:
// replace URLs that aren't in an anchor tag
$pattern='/(http:\/\/[^\s\"\)<>]+)/i';

// get email addresses to link
$pattern='/([a-z][a-z0-9_.-\/]*@[^\s\"\)\?<>]+)/i';

These are patterns that are used with the preg_* functions

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Jul 17 '05 #2

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While thinking about how cool George Washington was, nyso blurted:

being not very good at php regular expression, could anyone help me giving
the regular expression for :
- an e-mail address,


here's a cool function for checking if an email address is valid:
(please pardon the ridiculous linewrapping)

function is_email($email) {

return(preg_match("/^[-_.[:alnum:]]+@((([[:alnum:]]|[[:alnum:]][[:alnum:]-]*[[:alnum:]])\.)+(ad|ae|aero|af|ag|ai|al|am|an|ao|aq|ar|arpa|a s|at|au|aw|az|ba|bb|bd|be|bf|bg|bh|bi|biz|bj|bm|bn |bo|br|bs|bt|bv|bw|by|bz|ca|cc|cd|cf|cg|ch|ci|ck|c l|cm|cn|co|com|coop|cr|cs|cu|cv|cx|cy|cz|de|dj|dk| dm|do|dz|ec|edu|ee|eg|eh|er|es|et|eu|fi|fj|fk|fm|f o|fr|ga|gb|gd|ge|gf|gh|gi|gl|gm|gn|gov|gp|gq|gr|gs |gt|gu|gw|gy|hk|hm|hn|hr|ht|hu|id|ie|il|in|info|in t|io|iq|ir|is|it|jm|jo|jp|ke|kg|kh|ki|km|kn|kp|kr| kw|ky|kz|la|lb|lc|li|
lk|lr|ls|lt|lu|lv|ly|ma|mc|md|mg|mh|mil|mk|ml|mm|m n|mo|mp|mq|mr|ms|mt|mu|museum|mv|mw|mx|my|mz|na|na me|nc|ne|net|nf|ng|ni|nl|no|np|nr|nt|nu|nz|om|org| pa|pe|pf|pg|ph|pk|pl|pm|pn|pr|pro|ps|pt|pw|py|qa|r e|ro|ru|rw|sa|sb|sc|sd|se|sg|sh|si|sj|sk|sl|sm|sn| so|sr|st|su|sv|sy|sz|tc|td|tf|tg|th|tj|tk|tm|tn|to |tp|tr|tt|tv|tw|tz|ua|ug|uk|um|us|uy|uz|va|vc|ve|v g|vi|vn|vu|wf|ws|ye|yt|yu|za|zm|zw)|(([0-9][0-9]?|[0-1][0-9][0-9]|[2][0-4][0-9]|[2][5][0-5])\.){3}([0-9][0-9]?|[0-1][0-9][0-9]|[2][0-4][0-9]|[2][5][0-5]))$/i", $
email));

}

/joe
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Jul 17 '05 #3

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nyso wrote:
being not very good at php regular expression, could anyone help me giving
the regular expression for :
- an e-mail address,


Why? It'd be unthinkably messy.

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Jock
Jul 17 '05 #4

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> > being not very good at php regular expression, could anyone help me
giving
the regular expression for :
- an e-mail address,


Why? It'd be unthinkably messy.

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Jock


No, it seems easy to regex users.
E-mail is ok but url seems more difficult.
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nyso
Jul 17 '05 #5

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"Justin Koivisto" <sp**@koivi.com> a écrit dans le message de news:
Jy****************@news7.onvoy.net...
nyso wrote:
being not very good at php regular expression, could anyone help me giving the regular expression for :
- an e-mail address,
- a website address (including sub-domain if possible).


These are primitive, but have worked for me:
// replace URLs that aren't in an anchor tag
$pattern='/(http:\/\/[^\s\"\)<>]+)/i';


for the url regex, I tested it and it matches a simple "test" string as the
minimum should be "test.somthing".
any idea ?
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nyso
Jul 17 '05 #6

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nyso wrote:
No, it seems easy to regex users.

---------^^^^^

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Jock
Jul 17 '05 #7

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"nyso" <ny**@no-spam.org> wrote in message news:<3f***********************@news.free.fr>...
being not very good at php regular expression, could anyone help me giving the regular expression for :
- an e-mail address,


Why? It'd be unthinkably messy.

--
Jock


No, it seems easy to regex users.
E-mail is ok but url seems more difficult.


It is easy for you too. Just try http://weitz.de/regex-coach

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important thing is to not stop questioning."---Albert Einstein
Email: rrjanbiah-at-Y!com
Jul 17 '05 #8

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> > No, it seems easy to regex users.
E-mail is ok but url seems more difficult.


It is easy for you too. Just try http://weitz.de/regex-coach

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"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The
important thing is to not stop questioning."---Albert Einstein
Email: rrjanbiah-at-Y!com


thanks for the link !

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nyso
Jul 17 '05 #9

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