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wp_kses_decode_entities() WP 1.0.0

Converts all numeric HTML entities to their named counterparts.

This function decodes numeric HTML entities (A and A). It doesn't do anything with named entities like ä, but we don't need them in the allowed URL protocols system anyway.

No Hooks.

Return

String. Content after decoded entities.

Usage

wp_kses_decode_entities( $string );
$string(string) (required)
Content to change entities.

Changelog

Since 1.0.0 Introduced.

Code of wp_kses_decode_entities() WP 5.7.2

<?php
function wp_kses_decode_entities( $string ) {
	$string = preg_replace_callback( '/&#([0-9]+);/', '_wp_kses_decode_entities_chr', $string );
	$string = preg_replace_callback( '/&#[Xx]([0-9A-Fa-f]+);/', '_wp_kses_decode_entities_chr_hexdec', $string );

	return $string;
}