Validating postcodes

Posted by / 06-Feb-2018 22:25

If the parameter is a valid postcode, the function returns it correctly formatted - uppercase and with a space between the inward part and the output parts. I want to use these postcode to map the distance from a central point but before I can do that I need to put them into a valid format and filter out any blanks or incomplete postcodes.

This is the best and most comprehensive postcode validator that I have seen. Share also what is correct postcode format – lad2025 Sep 11 '15 at Are those UK postcodes?I'm not sure trying to validate them down in the database is a good idea.By Mike Lewis If your database contains UK address data, it's especially important that the postcodes are correctly stored.British postcodes do much more than speed the mail.

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