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<?php $str = '<Location "/wtf" "yo" \'hello\'> Allow from all </Location>'; preg_match('/^<[\S\s]+?>([\S\s]*?)/', $str, $matches); var_dump($matches); $res = trim($matches[0], "<>"); preg_match_all( '/"[^"\\\\]*(?:\\\\.[^"\\\\]*)*"|\'[^\'\\\\]*(?:\\\\.[^\'\\\\]*)*\'|\S+/', $res , $matches ); var_dump($matches);
based on DuHvW
Output for 4.3.0 - 7.1.0
array(2) { [0]=> string(30) "<Location "/wtf" "yo" 'hello'>" [1]=> string(0) "" } array(1) { [0]=> array(4) { [0]=> string(8) "Location" [1]=> string(6) ""/wtf"" [2]=> string(4) ""yo"" [3]=> string(7) "'hello'" } }