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PHP5 and PHP7 new functions()

Postby webstar59 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:13 pm

Just doing some upgrades on my old PHP5 email scripts I use. The function eregi() is no longer supported in PHP7. This is how I validate email fields. String regular expression. Funny how PHP5 lets you not have /slashes/. If you want case insensitive add an/ i at the end.

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// Warning

// This function was DEPRECATED in PHP 5.3.0, and REMOVED in PHP 7.0.0.

// Alternatives to this function include:

    preg_match() (with the i (PCRE_CASELESS) modifier)


eregi("^[_a-z0-9-]+(\.[_a-z0-9-]+)*@[a-z0-9-]+(\.[a-z0-9-]+)*(\.[a-z]{2,4})$", $email)


// this is how I have it working now in PHP 7...

preg_match("/^[_a-z0-9-]+(\.[_a-z0-9-]+)*@[a-z0-9-]+(\.[a-z0-9-]+)*(\.[a-z]{2,4})$/i", $email)
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Re: PHP5 and PHP7 new functions()

Postby hstep528 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:30 pm

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