$sanitizer->filename() method

Name filter for ProcessWire filenames (basenames only, not paths)

This sanitizes a filename to be consistent with the name format in ProcessWire, ASCII-alphanumeric, hyphens, underscores and periods.

Usage

// basic usage
$string = $sanitizer->filename(string $value);

// usage with all arguments
$string = $sanitizer->filename(string $value, $beautify = false, int $maxLength = 128);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
valuestring

Filename to sanitize

beautify (optional)bool, int

Should be true when creating a file's name for the first time. Default is false. You may also specify Sanitizer::translate (or number 2) for the $beautify param, which will make it translate letters based on the InputfieldPageName custom config settings.

maxLength (optional)int

Maximum number of characters allowed in the filename

Return value

string

Sanitized filename


$sanitizer methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.135

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