Warning: This method has been deprecated. Use wpdb::prepare() instead.

wpdb::escape( string|array $data )

Do not use, deprecated.


Description Description

Use esc_sql() or wpdb::prepare() instead.

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Parameters Parameters

$data

(string|array) (Required) Data to escape.


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Return Return

(string|array) Escaped data, in the same type as supplied.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/wp-db.php

	public function escape( $data ) {
		if ( func_num_args() === 1 && function_exists( '_deprecated_function' ) ) {
			_deprecated_function( __METHOD__, '3.6.0', 'wpdb::prepare() or esc_sql()' );
		}
		if ( is_array( $data ) ) {
			foreach ( $data as $k => $v ) {
				if ( is_array( $v ) ) {
					$data[ $k ] = $this->escape( $v, 'recursive' );
				} else {
					$data[ $k ] = $this->_weak_escape( $v, 'internal' );
				}
			}
		} else {
			$data = $this->_weak_escape( $data, 'internal' );
		}

		return $data;
	}


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Changelog Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
3.6.0 Use wpdb::prepare()
0.71 Introduced.

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