1 file.inc file_valid_uri($uri)

Determines whether the URI has a valid scheme for file API operations.

There must be a scheme and it must be a Backdrop-provided scheme like 'public', 'private', 'temporary', or an extension provided with hook_stream_wrappers().


$uri: The URI to be tested.

Return value

TRUE if the URI is allowed.:

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core/includes/file.inc, line 865
API for handling file uploads and server file management.


function file_valid_uri($uri) {
  // Assert that the URI has an allowed scheme. Barepaths are not allowed.
  $uri_scheme = file_uri_scheme($uri);
  if (empty($uri_scheme) || !file_stream_wrapper_valid_scheme($uri_scheme)) {
    return FALSE;
  return TRUE;