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PHP - Function eregi_replace()


string eregi_replace (string pattern, string replacement, string originalstring);

Definition and Usage

The eregi_replace() function operates exactly like ereg_replace(), except that the search for pattern in string is not case sensitive.

Return Value

  • After the replacement has occurred, the modified string will be returned.

  • If no matches are found, the string will remain unchanged.


Following is the piece of code, copy and paste this code into a file and verify the result.

   $copy_date = "Copyright 2000";
   $copy_date = eregi_replace("([a-z]+)", "&Copy;", $copy_date);
   print $copy_date;

This will produce the following result −

Eregi Replace