$sanitizer->word() method

Return first word in given string

Available since version 3.0.162.

Usage

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

// usage with all arguments
$string = $sanitizer->word(string $value, array $options = []);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
valuestring

String containing one or more words

options (optional)array

Options to adjust behavior:

  • keepNumbers (bool): Allow numbers as return value? (default=true)
  • keepNumberFormat (bool): Keep minus/comma/period in numbers rather than splitting into words? Also requires keepNumbers==true. (default=false)
  • keepUnderscore (bool): Keep underscores as part of words? (default=false)
  • keepHyphen (bool): Keep hyphenated words? (default=false)
  • keepChars (array): Specify any of these to also keep as part of words ['.', ',', ';', '/', '*', ':', '+', '<', '>', '_', '-' ] (default=[])
  • minWordLength (int): Minimum word length (default=1)
  • maxWordLength (int): Maximum word length (default=80)
  • stripTags (bool): Strip markup tags so they don’t contribute to returned word? (default=true)

Return value

string

See Also


$sanitizer methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.168

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