C# Regex. Matches Method

The method matches instances of a pattern and is used to extract value based on a pattern.

Let us see hoe to check for a valid URL.

For that, pass the regex expression in the Matches method.

MatchCollection mc = Regex.Matches(text, expr);

Above, the expr is our expression that we have set to check for valid URL.


The text we have set to check is a URL i.e.


Let us see the complete code.


 Live Demo

using System;
using System.Text.RegularExpressions;
namespace Demo {
   class Program {
      private static void showMatch(string text, string expr) {
         MatchCollection mc = Regex.Matches(text, expr);
         foreach (Match m in mc) {
      static void Main(string[] args) {
         string str = "https://demo.com";
         Console.WriteLine("Matching URL...");
         showMatch(str, @"^(http|http(s)?://)?([\w-]+\.)+[\w-]+[.com|.in|.org]+(\[\?%&=]*)?");


Matching URL...

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Updated on: 23-Jun-2020

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