PHP FILTER_SANITIZE_EMAIL Filter


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Definition and Usage

The FILTER_SANITIZE_EMAIL filter removes all illegal e-mail characters from a string.

This filter allows all letters, digits and $-_.+!*'{}|^~[]`#%/?@&=

  • Name: "email"
  • ID-number: 517

Example

<?php
$var="some(one)@exa\\mple.com";

var_dump(filter_var($var, FILTER_SANITIZE_EMAIL));
?>

The output of the code will be:

string(19) "someone@example.com"

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