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wp_kses_decode_entities ›

Since1.0.0
Deprecatedn/a
wp_kses_decode_entities ( $string )
Parameters:
  • (string) $string Content to change entities.
    Required: Yes
Returns:
  • (string) Content after decoded entities.
Defined at:
Codex:

Converts all numeric HTML entities to their named counterparts.

This function decodes numeric HTML entities (A and A). It doesn't do anything with named entities like ä, but we don't need them in the URL protocol whitelisting system anyway.



Source

function wp_kses_decode_entities( $string ) {
	$string = preg_replace_callback( '/&#([0-9]+);/', '_wp_kses_decode_entities_chr', $string );
	$string = preg_replace_callback( '/&#[Xx]([0-9A-Fa-f]+);/', '_wp_kses_decode_entities_chr_hexdec', $string );

	return $string;
}