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Stripping a phone number of its parenthesis, spaces, and hyphens in PHP?

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I have a phone number stored in $phone, it looks like this: (555) 555-5555. I want it to look like this: 5555555555. How do I take the string and strip it of hyphens, spaces, and parenthesis?

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  • asked 2 years ago
  • Gul Hafiz

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With a regexp. Specifically, use the preg_replace function:

$phone = preg_replace('/\D+/', '', $phone);
  • answered 2 years ago
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preg_replace("/[^0-9]/", "", $phone);
  • answered 2 years ago
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