PHP string function

Dear Experts,
I use PHP
I have a string which comes with a string and two parameters.
this is posted excatly like stringi;$p?$q


I need to get $p value which is between ; and ? sembols

and I need to get the $q value which is after ? question mark.

How can I get those variables with PHP?
BRDigital MarketingAsked:
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Julian HansenCommented:
You can use a regular expression with preg_match()

$incoming = "123:abc?def";

if (preg_match("/(.*?):(.*?)\?(.*)/", $incoming, $match)) {
  echo "p = {$match[2]}, q = {$match[3]}<br>";

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p = abc, q = def

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BRDigital MarketingAuthor Commented:
thank you very much Julian Hansen
Julian HansenCommented:
You are welcome.
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