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Revision: 20125
at November 8, 2009 12:06 by suibhne


Initial Code
/**
 * Modifies a string to remove al non ASCII characters and spaces.
 */
static public function slugify($text)
{
    // replace non letter or digits by -
    $text = preg_replace('~[^\\pL\d]+~u', '-', $text);
 
    // trim
    $text = trim($text, '-');
 
    // transliterate
    if (function_exists('iconv'))
    {
        $text = iconv('utf-8', 'us-ascii//TRANSLIT', $text);
    }
 
    // lowercase
    $text = strtolower($text);
 
    // remove unwanted characters
    $text = preg_replace('~[^-\w]+~', '', $text);
 
    if (empty($text))
    {
        return 'n-a';
    }
 
    return $text;
}

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Initial Description
Function which will slugify a string for use in URLs, taking out any spaces and other non-URL useful characters.

Initial Title
Slugify a String in PHP

Initial Tags
php

Initial Language
PHP