How to check if string is URL or not in PHP?

By Hardik Savani September 5, 2020 Category : PHP

Sometimes, we require to check the given argument or string is URL or not, as specially i did need to check image column is url or not like i give you example how to do this. If you also need to do this then you can use filter_var().


if(filter_var($imagePath, FILTER_VALIDATE_URL) === FALSE){

print_r("Not valide URL");


print_r("valide URL");


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