String Help in PHP
Posted 26 August 2006 - 05:42 PM
I have a handycap because I am comming from Visual Basic 6.
I have been working with PHP for about a month now and and having trouble looking for an "instring" function. Not to mention I don't even know how to start making my own funtion for instring.
What i want to do is
$ArrProduct['strProducy'] = george
$strSearch = "geor"
if ($ArrProduct['strProducy'] == instring($strSearch))
echo $ArrProduct['strProducy']."not found, Sorry"
It would also be equalivant to using % in a SQL Query
WHERE strProduct = "%geor%"
Posted 26 August 2006 - 05:51 PM
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Posted 26 August 2006 - 06:01 PM
Tip: Do not use preg_match() if you only want to check if one string is contained in another string. Use strpos() or strstr() instead as they will be faster.
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