troubleshooting Question

preg_replace with dash

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Victor KimuraFlag for Canada asked on
PHPLinux NetworkingRegular Expressions
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Hi,

Just a quick question. I'm wondering if this code:
     function create_slug($string){  
    $slug=preg_replace('/[^A-Za-z0-9-]+/', '-', $string);  
    return $slug;  
  }  

will replace all instances of any character that is a letter or number with the dash. It's supposed to create user friendly post slugs from title string to use within URLs.

Thanks,
Victor
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