FILTER_SANITIZE_STRING constant in PHP

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The FILTER_SANITIZE_STRING constant deletes tags and encodes special characters from a string.

Flags

  • FILTER_FLAG_NO_ENCODE_QUOTES − Do not encode quotes

  • FILTER_FLAG_STRIP_LOW − Removes characters with ASCII value less than 32

  • FILTER_FLAG_STRIP_HIGH − Removes characters with ASCII value greater than 127

  • FILTER_FLAG_ENCODE_LOW − Encodes characters with ASCII value less than 32

  • FILTER_FLAG_ENCODE_HIGH − Encodes characters with ASCII value greater than 127

  • FILTER_FLAG_ENCODE_AMP − Encodes the "&" character to &

Return

The FILTER_SANITIZE_STRING constant does not return anything.

Example

 Live Demo

<?php
   $var = "<p>£Demo! ££</p>";
   $res = filter_var($var, FILTER_SANITIZE_STRING, FILTER_FLAG_STRIP_HIGH);
   echo $res;
?>

Output

The following is the output.

Demo!
raja
Published on 04-Dec-2018 08:46:02
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