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clean_pre( array|string $matches )

This function has been deprecated.

Accepts matches array from preg_replace_callback in wpautop() or a string.

Description

Ensures that the contents of a <pre>...</pre> HTML block are not converted into paragraphs or line-breaks.

Parameters

$matches

(array|string) (Required) The array or string

Return

(string) The pre block without paragraph/line-break conversion.

Source

File: wp-includes/deprecated.php

function clean_pre($matches) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '3.4.0' );

	if ( is_array($matches) )
		$text = $matches[1] . $matches[2] . "</pre>";
	else
		$text = $matches;

	$text = str_replace(array('<br />', '<br/>', '<br>'), array('', '', ''), $text);
	$text = str_replace('<p>', "\n", $text);
	$text = str_replace('</p>', '', $text);

	return $text;
}

Changelog

Version Description
3.4.0 This function has been deprecated.
1.2.0 Introduced.

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Licensed under the GNU GPLv2+ License.
https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/clean_pre