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Revision: 18437
at September 30, 2009 08:54 by paulgrenwood

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function clean($value) { 
// If magic quotes not turned on add slashes. 

// Adds the slashes. 
{ $value = addslashes($value); } 

// Strip any tags from the value. 
$value = strip_tags($value); 

// Return the value out of the function. 
return $value; 

$sample = "<a href='#'>test</a>";
$sample = clean($sample);
echo $sample;

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Initial Description
Variables that are submitted via web forms always need to be cleaned/sanitized before use in any way, to prevent against all kinds of different malicious intent.

Initial Title
Cleaning Variables

Initial Tags
php, forms

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