How do I escape angle brackets in php?

Posted on 2011-05-10
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
How do I escape angle brackets in php?
Question by:vibrantc
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    echo htmlentities($str,ENT_QUOTES);
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    If by angle brackets you do mean < & >, I would not recommend htmlentities, it's going to convert more than that.

    You can do this:

    $string = '<p>Hello World.</p>';
    $string = str_replace(array('<', '>'), array('&lt;', '&gt;'), $string);
    echo $string;

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    by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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