$sanitizer->valid() method

Is given value valid? (i.e. unchanged by given sanitizer method)

Available since version 3.0.125.


if($sanitizer->valid('abc123', 'alphanumeric')) {
 // value is valid


// basic usage
$bool = $sanitizer->valid($value);

// usage with all arguments
$bool = $sanitizer->valid($value, string $method = 'text', bool $strict = false);


valuestring, int, array, float

Value to check if valid

method (optional)string

Method name or CSV method names

strict (optional)bool

When true, sanitized value must be identical in type to the one given

Return value


$sanitizer methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.236

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