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htmlentities2() WP 1.2.2

Convert entities, while preserving already-encoded entities.

No Hooks.

Return

String. Converted text.

Usage

htmlentities2( $myHTML );
$myHTML(string) (required)
The text to be converted.

Code of htmlentities2: wp-includes/formatting.php VER 5.0.3

<?php
function htmlentities2( $myHTML ) {
	$translation_table = get_html_translation_table( HTML_ENTITIES, ENT_QUOTES );
	$translation_table[chr(38)] = '&';
	return preg_replace( "/&(?![A-Za-z]{0,4}\w{2,3};|#[0-9]{2,3};)/", "&amp;", strtr($myHTML, $translation_table) );
}