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Offline Kindred

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quick eregi_replace to preg_replace question
« on: November 27, 2017, 11:35:38 AM »
since eregi _replace is deprecated, I need to convert to preg_replace.... but I'm not sure I fully understand the original code

So, help is requested form someone who groks php on a more than "hack it up" level...

How would I convert this (below) to a preg_replace?


eregi_replace('([[:punct:]])', '', $_POST['user'])

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Re: quick eregi_replace to preg_replace question
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2017, 11:44:30 AM »
Try the following:


preg_replace('/([[:punct:]])/i', '', $_POST['user'])


hahah the wiki thing doesn't let me post the punct regex
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