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PHP filter_var

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filter_var

(PHP 5 >= 5.2.0)

filter_varFilters a variable with a specified filter

Description

mixed filter_var ( mixed $variable [, int $filter= FILTER_DEFAULT [, mixed $options ]] )

Parameters

variable

Value to filter.

filter

ID of a filter to use. Defaults to FILTER_DEFAULT.

options

Associative array of options or bitwise disjunction of flags. If filter accepts options, flags can be provided in "flags" field of array. For the "callback" filter, callback type should be passed.

Return Values

Returns the filtered data, or FALSE if the filter fails.

Examples

Example #1 A filter_var() example

<?php
var_dump
(filter_var('bob@example.com'FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL));
var_dump(filter_var('example.com'FILTER_VALIDATE_URLFILTER_FLAG_SCHEME_REQUIRED));
?>

The above example will output:

string(15) "bob@example.com"
bool(false)

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