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Url

Url

Validates that a value is a valid URL string.

Applies to property or method
Options
Class Url
Validator UrlValidator

Basic Usage

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    // src/AppBundle/Entity/Author.php
    namespace AppBundle\Entity;
    
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Constraints as Assert;
    
    class Author
    {
        /**
         * @Assert\Url()
         */
         protected $bioUrl;
    }
    
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    # src/AppBundle/Resources/config/validation.yml
    AppBundle\Entity\Author:
        properties:
            bioUrl:
                - Url: ~
    
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    <!-- src/AppBundle/Resources/config/validation.xml -->
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
    <constraint-mapping xmlns="http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping"
        xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
        xsi:schemaLocation="http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping/constraint-mapping-1.0.xsd">
    
        <class name="AppBundle\Entity\Author">
            <property name="bioUrl">
                <constraint name="Url" />
            </property>
        </class>
    </constraint-mapping>
    
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    // src/AppBundle/Entity/Author.php
    namespace AppBundle\Entity;
    
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Mapping\ClassMetadata;
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Constraints as Assert;
    
    class Author
    {
        public static function loadValidatorMetadata(ClassMetadata $metadata)
        {
            $metadata->addPropertyConstraint('bioUrl', new Assert\Url());
        }
    }
    

Options

message

type: string default: This value is not a valid URL.

This message is shown if the URL is invalid.

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    // src/AppBundle/Entity/Author.php
    namespace AppBundle\Entity;
    
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Constraints as Assert;
    
    class Author
    {
        /**
         * @Assert\Url(
         *    message = "The url '{{ value }}' is not a valid url",
         * )
         */
         protected $bioUrl;
    }
    
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    # src/AppBundle/Resources/config/validation.yml
    AppBundle\Entity\Author:
        properties:
            bioUrl:
                - Url:
                    message: The url "{{ value }}" is not a valid url.
    
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    <!-- src/AppBundle/Resources/config/validation.xml -->
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
    <constraint-mapping xmlns="http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping"
        xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
        xsi:schemaLocation="http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping/constraint-mapping-1.0.xsd">
    
        <class name="AppBundle\Entity\Author">
            <property name="bioUrl">
                <constraint name="Url">
                    <option name="message">The url "{{ value }}" is not a valid url.</option>
                </constraint>
            </property>
        </class>
    </constraint-mapping>
    
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    // src/AppBundle/Entity/Author.php
    namespace AppBundle\Entity;
    
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Mapping\ClassMetadata;
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Constraints as Assert;
    
    class Author
    {
        public static function loadValidatorMetadata(ClassMetadata $metadata)
        {
            $metadata->addPropertyConstraint('bioUrl', new Assert\Url(array(
                'message' => 'The url "{{ value }}" is not a valid url.',
            )));
        }
    }
    

protocols

type: array default: array('http', 'https')

The protocols considered to be valid for the URL. For example, if you also consider the ftp:// type URLs to be valid, redefine the protocols array, listing http, https, and also ftp.

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    // src/AppBundle/Entity/Author.php
    namespace AppBundle\Entity;
    
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Constraints as Assert;
    
    class Author
    {
        /**
         * @Assert\Url(
         *    protocols = {"http", "https", "ftp"}
         * )
         */
         protected $bioUrl;
    }
    
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    # src/AppBundle/Resources/config/validation.yml
    AppBundle\Entity\Author:
        properties:
            bioUrl:
                - Url: { protocols: [http, https, ftp] }
    
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    <!-- src/AppBundle/Resources/config/validation.xml -->
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
    <constraint-mapping xmlns="http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping"
        xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
        xsi:schemaLocation="http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping/constraint-mapping-1.0.xsd">
    
        <class name="AppBundle\Entity\Author">
            <property name="bioUrl">
                <constraint name="Url">
                    <option name="protocols">
                        <value>http</value>
                        <value>https</value>
                        <value>ftp</value>
                    </option>
                </constraint>
            </property>
        </class>
    </constraint-mapping>
    
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    // src/AppBundle/Entity/Author.php
    namespace AppBundle\Entity;
    
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Mapping\ClassMetadata;
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Constraints as Assert;
    
    class Author
    {
        public static function loadValidatorMetadata(ClassMetadata $metadata)
        {
            $metadata->addPropertyConstraint('bioUrl', new Assert\Url(array(
                'protocols' => array('http', 'https', 'ftp'),
            )));
        }
    }
    

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