(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5, PHP 7)
mb_ereg — Regular expression match with multibyte support
Executes the regular expression match with multibyte support.
The search pattern.
The search string.
If matches are found for parenthesized substrings of
pattern and the function is called with the
regs, the matches will be stored
in the elements of the array
If no matches are found,
regs is set to an empty
$regs will contain the substring which starts at the first left parenthesis; $regs will contain the substring starting at the second, and so on. $regs will contain a copy of the complete string matched.
Returns the byte length of the matched string if a match for
pattern was found in
FALSE if no matches were found or an error occurred.
If the optional parameter
regs was not passed or
the length of the matched string is 0, this function returns 1.
mb_ereg() will now set
The internal encoding or the character encoding specified by mb_regex_encoding() will be used as the character encoding for this function.