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JFile/makeSafe

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Description

Makes file name safe to use

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Syntax

makeSafe($file)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$file $file The name of the file [not full path]

Returns

string The sanitised string

Defined in

libraries/joomla/filesystem/file.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.filesystem.file' );

Source Body

function makeSafe($file) {
        $regex = array('#(\.){2,}#', '#[^A-Za-z0-9\.\_\- ]#', '#^\.#');
        return preg_replace($regex, '', $file);
}

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Examples

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