Oliver Heine - silenz

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Cleaner sanitizes text into HTML entities, removing any JS, and stripping any HTML tags.

This is just a little helper plugin. We often take an excerpt of the article text to fill the <meta name=“description”> of the single entry pages. For a long time I was used to nesting a whole a bunch of other plugins to sanitize the data beforehand but the results were not bulletproof.

So Cleaner takes some text and first removes any javascript (note: ExpressionEngine replaces email-addresses with javascript to obfuscate them), then strips all HTML tags and finally applies PHP’s htmlspecialchars()-function to transform ampersands, quotes, less & greater thans to HTML entities.

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This entry was created June 4, 2009, 11:25 am.
This entry was last updated August 8, 2009, 7:48 am.

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