htmlentities(), include() and files


So far i use htmlentities() to translate strings but i need to do the same thing with the content of the file included in a PHP script thanks to include(). It doesn't work !!!

What can I do ?

Richard Coffree-commerce Product ManagerAsked:
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If there aren't any php tags in your include file, you could of course read  it by the fopen(), fread() commands.

if there are PHP code, then you could buffer the content.


ob_end_flush(); // Clear buffer
ob_start(); // Start buffer content
include("yourFile.php"); // Include file
$data= ob_get_contents(); // Put data from buffer into a variable
ob_end_clean(); // Clear buffer

echo htmlentities($data);

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