wpdb::_real_escape( string $string ): string

Real escape, using mysqli_real_escape_string() or mysql_real_escape_string().


Description

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Parameters

$string string Required
String to escape.

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Return

string Escaped string.


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Source

File: wp-includes/wp-db.php. View all references

public function _real_escape( $string ) {
	if ( ! is_scalar( $string ) ) {
		return '';
	}

	if ( $this->dbh ) {
		if ( $this->use_mysqli ) {
			$escaped = mysqli_real_escape_string( $this->dbh, $string );
		} else {
			$escaped = mysql_real_escape_string( $string, $this->dbh );
		}
	} else {
		$class = get_class( $this );

		wp_load_translations_early();
		/* translators: %s: Database access abstraction class, usually wpdb or a class extending wpdb. */
		_doing_it_wrong( $class, sprintf( __( '%s must set a database connection for use with escaping.' ), $class ), '3.6.0' );

		$escaped = addslashes( $string );
	}

	return $this->add_placeholder_escape( $escaped );
}


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Version Description
2.8.0 Introduced.

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