Regular Expressions For URI

Useful regular expressions to match uniform resource identifiers like URLs, links, file paths, etc.

Regular Expression To Match All URLs In Text

A useful regex to match all URLs (with or without protocol) found in plain text.

/([\d\w-.]+?\.(a[cdefgilmnoqrstuwz]|b[abdefghijmnorstvwyz]|c[acdfghiklmnoruvxyz]|d[ejkmnoz]|e[ceghrst]|f[ijkmnor]|g[abdefghilmnpqrstuwy]|h[kmnrtu]|i[delmnoqrst]|j[emop]|k[eghimnprwyz]|l[abcikrstuvy]|m[acdghklmnopqrstuvwxyz]|n[acefgilopruz]|om|p[aefghklmnrstwy]|qa|r[eouw]|s[abcdeghijklmnortuvyz]|t[cdfghjkmnoprtvwz]|u[augkmsyz]|v[aceginu]|w[fs]|y[etu]|z[amw]|aero|arpa|biz|com|coop|edu|info|int|gov|mil|museum|name|net|org|pro)(\b|\W(?<!&|=)(?!\.\s|\.{3}).*?))(\s|$)/

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Domain Name Regular Expression

A Regular Expression that matches most domains including subdomains and IDN domain names.

/^((?!-))(xn--)?[a-z0-9][a-z0-9-_]{0,61}[a-z0-9]{0,1}\.(xn--)?([a-z0-9\-]{1,61}|[a-z0-9-]{1,30}\.[a-z]{2,})$/

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Category: URI

Vimeo Video Link Regular Expression

A regular expression to prase and validate public Vimeo Video Links (groups, players, channels are supported as well).

/(http|https)?:\/\/(www\.|player\.)?vimeo\.com\/(?:channels\/(?:\w+\/)?|groups\/([^\/]*)\/videos\/|video\/|)(\d+)(?:|\/\?)/

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