Replace ereg with preg_match
How to update to using preg_match on newer versions of PHP
I was recently developing on a newer version of PHP than what is currently used on most of our servers and I was getting a warning telling me that the function ereg was depreciated.
A little googling told me that is is going to be totally removed from PHP 6 so in the interest of keeping my code nice and up to date I made the following changes....
Use preg_match instead of ereg and wrap the expression with //
Here is an example;