Please describe me about this regex

pattern = r"https?://([\w-.]+)"

I wondering about this regex “([\w-.]+)”

can anyone help to make me understand?

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Sorry. I tried to understand this regex as below when I learned that course.
Can you help me to explain it?

pattern = r"https?://([\w-.]+)"

I don’t understand r"https?://([\w\-\.]+)" the bold characters


\w is shorthand for [a-zA-Z0-9_] and \- matches a dash (-) and \. matches a dot (.), all 3 of which are commonly use in urls (and we can combine them into \w-..

The + in regex matches a string that contains one or more of the symbols contained within [a-zA-Z0-9_].

The square brackets are a character class as mentioned in the article above.

We will still need to include the word boundary to be match (i.e., the rounded brackets ( and )).

I suggest you revisit the lesson again and check out the documentation if you have any other doubts.

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Thank you so much.
This help me to understand that syntax.

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