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[nycphp-talk] Rewrite rule functionality

Dan Cech dcech at phpwerx.net
Tue Mar 4 13:00:55 EST 2008


Urb LeJeune wrote:
> 
>> The function you are looking for is preg_match
>> 
>> http://php.net/preg_match
> 
> preg_match only returns the entire match. To my knowledge you can not
> have a portion, enclosed in parenthesis, of the regular expression 
> enclosed.

 From the above url:

> If matches  is provided, then it is filled with the results of
> search. $matches[0] will contain the text that matched the full
> pattern, $matches[1]  will have the text that matched the first
> captured parenthesized subpattern, and so on.

If I understand your question correctly, this should be what you are after.

Dan



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