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(PHP 4, PHP 5)

eregi_replaceReplace regular expression case insensitive

Warning

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

Alternatives to this function include:

Description

string eregi_replace ( string $pattern , string $replacement , string $string )

This function is identical to ereg_replace() except that this ignores case distinction when matching alphabetic characters.

Parameters

pattern

A POSIX extended regular expression.

replacement

If pattern contains parenthesized substrings, replacement may contain substrings of the form \digit, which will be replaced by the text matching the digit'th parenthesized substring; \0 will produce the entire contents of string. Up to nine substrings may be used. Parentheses may be nested, in which case they are counted by the opening parenthesis.

string

The input string.

Return Values

The modified string is returned. If no matches are found in string, then it will be returned unchanged.

Examples

Example #1 Highlight search results

<?php
$pattern 
'(>[^<]*)('quotemeta($_GET['search']) .')';
$replacement '\\1<span class="search">\\2</span>';
$body eregi_replace($pattern$replacement$body);
?>

See Also



ereg || eregi || POSIX Regex Functions || PHP Manual
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