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funky_javascript_fix() WP 1.5.0

Deprecated in 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.

  • Global. $is_macIE
  • Global. $is_winIE

No Hooks.


String. Fixed text.


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

Code of funky javascript fix: wp-includes/deprecated.php WP 5.2.1

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;