Thank you Todd, I also want to capture when I don't have the www in the
beginning of the URL.
For instance, try to execute your code with
That's why I used (www\.|), but I'm not a regex expert and I'm sure there a
way better solutions to this problem.
On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 11:53 PM, haliphax <halip...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Nitsan Bin-Nun <nit...@binnun.co.il>
> > I'm not looking for other ideas, the main thing here is that I have about
> > 30-100 regex's in the database and the script fetches them and applies
> > to the string. I can't build again the engine and I'm not going to do
> > I'm trying to solve my problem ;) If you have any ideas regarding my
> > and not going in another way this would be very appreciated.
> I think it's because you're referencing the capture group with index
> instead of index 2. Also, I don't understand why you have the pipe
> ("|") character in your regex string... is that part of your engine?
> This code:
> $orig = 'http://www.zshare.net/video/541070871c7a8d9c';
> $matches = array();
> preg_match('#http://(www\.)zshare\.net/video/([^/]+)#', $orig, $matches);
> echo $matches;
> Grabs the correct match:
> The regex pattern works with the pipe char, but it is unnecessary and
> may lead to some strange behavior.
> Hope this helps,
> // Todd