The filter_input_array() function gets multiple external variables (like form input) and filters them.
This function is useful for filtering several input variables without calling filter_input() over and over.
This function can get input from several sources:
Returns an array of filtered data on success, FALSE on failure.
|input_type||Required. Specifies the input type. See possible types in list above|
|filter_args||Optional. Specifies an array of filter arguments. A
valid array key is a variable name and a valid value is
a filter ID, or an array specifying the filter,
flags and options.
This parameter can also be a single filter ID, if so, all values in the input array are filtered by the specified filter
A filter ID can be an ID name (like FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL) or an ID number (like 274)
Tip: Check the Complete PHP Filter
Reference for possible filters to use with this function.
In this example we use the filter_input_array() function to filter three POST variables. The received POST variables is a name, an age and an e-mail address:
The output of the code should be:
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