Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

getDomain ( theAddress )

parses the domain name from an email address or URL

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Given a web address or URL, will strip out everything but the domain name. Works for many "country" addresses as well (example: "" resolves to "mydomain").

Function updated 2008-03-08 to properly capture domains like "", and is now commented.



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