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|preg replace help needed|
| 9:24 pm on Dec 2, 2008 (gmt 0)|
I'm trying to remove all bbcode tags in my forum post with the following:
$patterns = "/\[.+\]/i";
$replacements = "";
$postText = preg_replace($patterns, $replacements, $postText);
However when running into the following it will match the entire string below (and thereby remove it):
Instead it should have matched tag1 then tag2 then... and so on.
Any input on what I can do to accomplish this without trying to match each individual tag?
Thanks in advance.
| 7:44 am on Dec 3, 2008 (gmt 0)|
it seems i need to change the pattern from greedy to ungreedy by using the ? quantifier or /U.
| 8:25 am on Dec 3, 2008 (gmt 0)|
Yes, you're right - add ? after the +
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