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get_url_in_content() WP 3.6.0

Extract and return the first URL from passed content.

No Hooks.

Return

String|false. The found URL.

Usage

get_url_in_content( $content );
$content(string) (required)
A string which might contain a URL.

Changelog

Since 3.6.0 Introduced.

Code of get_url_in_content() WP 5.7.2

<?php
function get_url_in_content( $content ) {
	if ( empty( $content ) ) {
		return false;
	}

	if ( preg_match( '/<a\s[^>]*?href=([\'"])(.+?)\1/is', $content, $matches ) ) {
		return esc_url_raw( $matches[2] );
	}

	return false;
}