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Answer: How do I replace a URL with a clickable hyperlink?

by tachyon (Chancellor)
on Feb 14, 2002 at 14:45 UTC ( #145453=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > regular expressions > How do I replace a URL with a clickable hyperlink? - Answer contributed by tachyon

$text = <<TEXT; Hello World http://www.world.com/index.htm http://foo.com http://bar.com TEXT ($links = $text) =~ s!(http://[^\s]+)!<a href="$1">$1</a>!gi; print $text,"\n\n",$links;

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Re: Answer: How do I replace a URL with a clickable hyperlink?
by merlyn (Sage) on Feb 14, 2002 at 16:12 UTC
    This is wrong, of course, for unusual links that contain HTML-nasty characters, unless you presume that the input contains no quotes and is already HTML-safe.

    -- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

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