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check_plain

6 bootstrap.inc check_plain($text)
7 bootstrap.inc check_plain($text)

Encode special characters in a plain-text string for display as HTML.

Also validates strings as UTF-8 to prevent cross site scripting attacks on Internet Explorer 6.

Parameters

$text: The text to be checked or processed.

Return value

An HTML safe version of $text, or an empty string if $text is not valid UTF-8.

See also

drupal_validate_utf8()

Related topics

273 calls to check_plain()

12 string references to 'check_plain'

File

drupal/includes/bootstrap.inc, line 1331
Functions that need to be loaded on every Drupal request.

Code

function check_plain($text) {
  return htmlspecialchars($text, ENT_QUOTES, 'UTF-8');
}