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Name
Check number of characters in a range
Description
This code checks to see if the number of characters is within in a given range
PHP Snippet
<?PHP 
 
//check the amount of characters in a string function 
FUNCTION CheckNoChars($strText){ 
//check for between 6 and 12 characters 
IF (EREGI("^.{6,12}$" , $strText)) 
RETURN TRUE; 
ELSE 
RETURN FALSE; 
} 
?> 
 
 
<?PHP 
 
//test the function 
$str1 = "mypasswordistoolong"; 
IF (CheckNoChars($str1)){
 
//if it's okay, display this message 
     ECHO "this has the correct number of characters"; 
 
//if not okay, display this message instead 
}ELSE {
     ECHO "incorrect number of characters"; 
}
?>