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2/27/2017 - 5:07 AM

removeEmoji.php

// writing a simple removeEmoji function

public static function removeEmoji($text) {

  $clean_text = "";

  // Match Emoticons
  $regexEmoticons = '/[\x{1F600}-\x{1F64F}]/u';
  $clean_text = preg_replace($regexEmoticons, '', $text);

  // Match Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
  $regexSymbols = '/[\x{1F300}-\x{1F5FF}]/u';
  $clean_text = preg_replace($regexSymbols, '', $clean_text);

  // Match Transport And Map Symbols
  $regexTransport = '/[\x{1F680}-\x{1F6FF}]/u';
  $clean_text = preg_replace($regexTransport, '', $clean_text);

  // Match Miscellaneous Symbols
  $regexMisc = '/[\x{2600}-\x{26FF}]/u';
  $clean_text = preg_replace($regexMisc, '', $clean_text);

  // Match Dingbats
  $regexDingbats = '/[\x{2700}-\x{27BF}]/u';
  $clean_text = preg_replace($regexDingbats, '', $clean_text);

  return $clean_text;
  
}

// http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12807176/php-writing-a-simple-removeemoji-function