regex_replace

regex_replace

A regular expression search and replace on a variable. Use the syntax for preg_replace() from the PHP manual.

Parameter PositionTypeRequiredDefaultDescription
1stringYesn/aThis is the regular expression to be replaced.
2stringYesn/aThis is the string of text to replace with.

Example 5-14. regex_replace

<?php

$smarty
->assign('articleTitle'"Infertility unlikely to\nbe passed on, experts say.");

?>

Where index.tpl is:

{* replace each carriage return, tab and new line with a space *}

{$articleTitle}
{$articleTitle|regex_replace:"/[\r\t\n]/":" "}

This should output:

Infertility unlikely to
be passed on, experts say.
Infertility unlikely to be passed on, experts say.

See also replace and escape.

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