How To Check Given URL Is Valid Or Not PHP Function Example

  • 20-07-2022
  • PHP
  • Haresh Chauhan

How to check whether the given URL is valid or not?; In this post, I will learn you how to check given given URL is a valid URL or not validate. This is very simple a PHP function will help us to check valid URLs.

Using PHP function filter_var(), This function will check and return boolean true if the URL is valid else it will return false. After Having This post you will easy to check URL using PHP function.

To check a valid URL in PHP, We need to pass two arguments in this function. In the first argument, we will pass the URL which we what to check and in the second argument need to pass type to check from the given string using this function.

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$url = "";

//First we will Remove all illegal characters from a url
$url = filter_var($url, FILTER_SANITIZE_URL);

// Validate url
if (!filter_var($url, FILTER_VALIDATE_URL) === false) {

  echo("$url is a valid URL"); // TRUE
} else {

  echo("$url is not a valid URL");

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