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Validate to accept UK phone numbers only

Thread began 3/14/2016 11:52 am by s.joiner74419001 | Last modified 3/14/2016 1:22 pm by Ray Borduin | 98 views | 1 replies |

s.joiner74419001

Validate to accept UK phone numbers only

I am wanting to validate a form field to accept UK phone numbers only and I assume I need to use regular expressions to achieve this but I am alien to using regular expressions. Subsequently I found websites with examples to use. I have tried the following:

"/^(\+44\s?7\d{3}|\(?07\d{3}\)?)\s?\d{3}\s?\d{3}$/"

But it doesn't seem to work.
It supposedly should accept the following.

07222 555555
(07222) 555555
+44 7222 555 555

Any ideas as to where I am going wrong?
I've attached the page if it helps.

Thanks in advance.

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

You don't need the open and close pattern indicators... the pattern should just be:

(\+44\s?7\d{3}|\(?07\d{3}\)?)\s?\d{3}\s?\d{3}

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