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PHP preg_quote() Function

PHP preg_quote() Function

Hello folks! welcome back to a new section of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP preg_quote() Function.

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


The following below 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

Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial guide, we will be discussing about the Error and Exception Handling in PHP.

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