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funky_javascript_fix() WP 1.5.0

Deprecated from version 3.0.0. It is no longer supported and can be removed in future releases. It is recommended to replace this function with the same one.

Fixes JavaScript bugs in browsers.

Converts unicode characters to HTML numbered entities.

No Hooks.


String. Fixed text.


funky_javascript_fix( $text );
$text(string) (required)
Text to be made safe.


  • Global. $is_macIE
  • Global. $is_winIE


Since 1.5.0 Introduced.
Deprecated 3.0.0

Code of funky_javascript_fix() WP 5.7

function funky_javascript_fix($text) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '3.0.0' );
	// Fixes for browsers' JavaScript bugs.
	global $is_macIE, $is_winIE;

	if ( $is_winIE || $is_macIE )
		$text =  preg_replace_callback("/\%u([0-9A-F]{4,4})/",

	return $text;