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Questions tagged [regex]

For questions about using regular expression (regex or regexp) in Joomla development. Regex is a sequence of characters that define a search pattern for use in pattern matching with strings, like "find and replace" operations.

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Hikashop, extract text after read more

I want to have the introtext and then the rest of the text in Hikashop product details page. So in the product description I insert the <hr id="system-readmore" /> to separate the introtext and ...
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Joomla 2.5 email validation issue

There seems to be a major issue on several v2.5.7 sites I've been asked to help with, where emails are not being validated when entered into the built-in com_contact component on a standard contact-us ...
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Regex in Database query - How can non alphabetic characters be selected?

How can rows starting with non alphabetic characters (all "special" characters, including spaces and underscores) be selected? I don't know if it changes anything but my_table will also contain ...
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How to use a regex to validate a FormField?

Is there a way to simply validate a form field with a regular expression? I thought about something like this: <field name="firstname" type="text" label="Firstname" validate="regex" regex="...