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esc_textarea( string $text )

Escaping for textarea values.

Description

Parameters

$text

(string) (Required)

Return

(string)

Source

File: wp-includes/formatting.php

function esc_textarea( $text ) {
	$safe_text = htmlspecialchars( $text, ENT_QUOTES, get_option( 'blog_charset' ) );
	/**
	 * Filters a string cleaned and escaped for output in a textarea element.
	 *
	 * @since 3.1.0
	 *
	 * @param string $safe_text The text after it has been escaped.
	 * @param string $text      The text prior to being escaped.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'esc_textarea', $safe_text, $text );
}

Changelog

Version Description
3.1.0 Introduced.

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https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/esc_textarea