8.5.x Tags.php Tags::explode($tags)
8.0.x Tags.php Tags::explode($tags)
8.1.x Tags.php Tags::explode($tags)
8.2.x Tags.php Tags::explode($tags)
8.3.x Tags.php Tags::explode($tags)
8.4.x Tags.php Tags::explode($tags)
8.6.x Tags.php Tags::explode($tags)

Explodes a string of tags into an array.


string $tags: A string to explode.

Return value

array An array of tags.

5 calls to Tags::explode()
EntityAutocompleteController::handleAutocomplete in core/modules/system/src/Controller/EntityAutocompleteController.php
Autocomplete the label of an entity.
TagsTest::explodeTags in core/tests/Drupal/Tests/Core/Common/TagsTest.php
Explodes a series of tags.
TagsTest::testImplodeTags in core/tests/Drupal/Tests/Core/Common/TagsTest.php
Implodes a series of tags.
UnpublishByKeywordComment::submitConfigurationForm in core/modules/comment/src/Plugin/Action/UnpublishByKeywordComment.php
Form submission handler.
UnpublishByKeywordNode::submitConfigurationForm in core/modules/node/src/Plugin/Action/UnpublishByKeywordNode.php
Form submission handler.


core/lib/Drupal/Component/Utility/Tags.php, line 21


Defines a class that can explode and implode tags.




public static function explode($tags) {

  // This regexp allows the following types of user input:
  // this, "somecompany, llc", "and ""this"" w,o.rks", foo bar
  $regexp = '%(?:^|,\\ *)("(?>[^"]*)(?>""[^"]* )*"|(?: [^",]*))%x';
  preg_match_all($regexp, $tags, $matches);
  $typed_tags = array_unique($matches[1]);
  $tags = array();
  foreach ($typed_tags as $tag) {

    // If a user has escaped a term (to demonstrate that it is a group,
    // or includes a comma or quote character), we remove the escape
    // formatting so to save the term into the database as the user intends.
    $tag = trim(str_replace('""', '"', preg_replace('/^"(.*)"$/', '\\1', $tag)));
    if ($tag != "") {
      $tags[] = $tag;
  return $tags;