PHP preg_quote() Function

Hello dear readers! welcome back to another section of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we will be discussing about the PHP preg_quote() Function. 

The PHP preg_quote() function takes str and puts a backslash in front of every character that is part of the regular expression syntax.

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The following is the syntax for the preg_quote() function -

string preg_quote (string $str [,  string  $delimiter] );

Return Value

  • Returns a quoted string


Following is a simple example -

   $keywords = '$100 for a g3/600';
   $keywords = preg_quote($keywords, '/');
   echo $keywords;


When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

\$100 for a g3\/600

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