Yes, there is a function strip_tags(). Also look at the functions, htmlentities() and htmlspecialchars().
Janet ----- Original Message ----- From: "Police Trainee" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "PHP" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Monday, February 18, 2002 9:47 PM Subject: [PHP] "nullifying" php and html tags? > Hello. I just finished creating a simple input form in > which the contents of a textarea get written to a file > which in turn gets read by a particular page. is there > anyway to "disable" any html or php tags that the user > might have typed in? it seems pretty dangerous to > allow a user to enter any amount of php programming at > their will. > something as simple as a function that strips all <'s > and >'s would work just as well i would imagine. > > thanks! > > -mark > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Yahoo! Sports - Coverage of the 2002 Olympic Games > http://sports.yahoo.com > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php