preg_split -- Split string by a regular expression


array preg_split(string pattern, string subject, int [limit]);

Returns an array containing substrings of subject split along boundaries matched by pattern.

If limit is specified, then only substrings up to limit are returned.

Example 1. Getting parts of search string

$keywords = preg_split("/[\s,]+/", "hypertext language, programming");
See also preg_match(), preg_match_all(), and preg_replace().