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at March 10, 2010 14:43 by ginoplusio


Initial Code
function parse_twitter($t) {
	// link URLs
	$t = " ".preg_replace( "/(([[:alnum:]]+:\/\/)|www\.)([^[:space:]]*)".
		"([[:alnum:]#?\/&=])/i", "<a href=\"\\1\\3\\4\" target=\"_blank\">".
		"\\1\\3\\4</a>", $t);

	// link mailtos
	$t = preg_replace( "/(([a-z0-9_]|\\-|\\.)[email protected]([^[:space:]]*)".
		"([[:alnum:]-]))/i", "<a href=\"mailto:\\1\">\\1</a>", $t);

	//link twitter users
	$t = preg_replace( "/ [email protected]([a-z0-9_]*) ?/i", " <a href=\"http://twitter.com/\\1\" target=\"_blank\">@\\1</a> ", $t);

	//link twitter arguments
	$t = preg_replace( "/ +#([a-z0-9_]*) ?/i", " <a href=\"http://twitter.com/search?q=%23\\1\" target=\"_blank\">#\\1</a> ", $t);

	// truncates long urls that can cause display problems (optional)
	$t = preg_replace("/>(([[:alnum:]]+:\/\/)|www\.)([^[:space:]]".
		"{30,40})([^[:space:]]*)([^[:space:]]{10,20})([[:alnum:]#?\/&=])".
		"</", ">\\3...\\5\\6<", $t);
	return trim($t);
}

Initial URL
http://www.barattalo.it/2010/03/10/php-parse-url-mailto-and-also-twitters-usernames-and-arguments/

Initial Description
This small function receive a text as input and returns an html text with links if the source text contains urls (http://www… but also ftp://… and every other protocol), emails, twitter’s usernames (with @ at the beginning) and also twitter tags (with # at the beginning).

Initial Title
PHP parse url, mailto, and also twitter’s usernames and arguments

Initial Tags
php, links, twitter

Initial Language
PHP