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sanitize_text_field ›

Since2.9.0
Deprecatedn/a
sanitize_text_field ( $str )
Parameters:
  • (string) $str String to sanitize.
    Required: Yes
See:
Returns:
  • (string) Sanitized string.
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Codex:

Sanitizes a string from user input or from the database.

  • Checks for invalid UTF-8,
  • Converts single </code> characters to entities
  • Strips all tags
  • Removes line breaks, tabs, and extra whitespace
  • Strips octets


Source

function sanitize_text_field( $str ) {
	$filtered = _sanitize_text_fields( $str, false );

	/**
	 * Filters a sanitized text field string.
	 *
	 * @since 2.9.0
	 *
	 * @param string $filtered The sanitized string.
	 * @param string $str      The string prior to being sanitized.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'sanitize_text_field', $filtered, $str );
}