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RafflesBotto(?:.|\n)*span\sclass="pl-2.?>x\s*([0-9]+)<
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gm
RafflesBotto
matches the characters RafflesBotto literally (case sensitive)
Non-capturing group
(?:.|\n)*
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
1st Alternative
.
. matches any character (except for line terminators)
2nd Alternative
\n
\n matches a line-feed (newline) character (ASCII 10)
span
matches the characters span literally (case sensitive)
\s matches any whitespace character (equivalent to [\r\n\t\f\v ])
class="pl-2
matches the characters class="pl-2 literally (case sensitive)
.
matches any character (except for line terminators)
? matches the previous token between zero and one times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
>x
matches the characters >x literally (case sensitive)
\s
matches any whitespace character (equivalent to [\r\n\t\f\v ])
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
1st Capturing Group
([0-9]+)
Match a single character present in the list below
[0-9]
+ matches the previous token between one and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
0-9 matches a single character in the range between 0 (index 48) and 9 (index 57) (case sensitive)
< matches the character < with index 6010 (3C16 or 748) literally (case sensitive)
Global pattern flags
g modifier: global. All matches (don't return after first match)
m modifier: multi line. Causes ^ and $ to match the begin/end of each line (not only begin/end of string)
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For a full regex reference for PHP, please visit: http://php.net/manual/en/ref.pcre.php