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remove specific chars at end of string

I need to remove specific characters at the end of a string.  But if the string of characters are not there at the end, whatever is there should be left alone.

$str = "<p>this is a test</p><p>and this is another</p>";

and I need to remove the last </p> (but leave the others intact).

I tried:

$trimmed = rtrim(get_the_content(),"</p>");

but it stripped out all the "</p>"'s not just the last.


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Ray Paseur

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Ah - you solved it with another question - asking me for the data from get_the_content (a wordpress thing).

I found that get_the_content strips tags. I thought it returned the string with the same content as the_content. But it doesn't.

Thanks, that solves the issue :) I found a wordpress function that returns it with the formatting intact, that should do the trick!  ( http://www.web-templates.nu/2008/08/31/get_the_content-with-formatting/ )
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