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wp_kses_normalize_entities() WP 1.0.0

Converts and fixes HTML entities.

This function normalizes HTML entities. It will convert AT&T to the correct AT&T, : to :, &#XYZZY; to &#XYZZY; and so on.

No Hooks.


String. Content with normalized entities.


wp_kses_normalize_entities( $string );
$string(string) (required)
Content to normalize entities.

Code of wp kses normalize entities: wp-includes/kses.php WP 5.2.2

function wp_kses_normalize_entities( $string ) {
	// Disarm all entities by converting & to &amp;
	$string = str_replace( '&', '&amp;', $string );

	// Change back the allowed entities in our entity whitelist
	$string = preg_replace_callback( '/&amp;([A-Za-z]{2,8}[0-9]{0,2});/', 'wp_kses_named_entities', $string );
	$string = preg_replace_callback( '/&amp;#(0*[0-9]{1,7});/', 'wp_kses_normalize_entities2', $string );
	$string = preg_replace_callback( '/&amp;#[Xx](0*[0-9A-Fa-f]{1,6});/', 'wp_kses_normalize_entities3', $string );

	return $string;