deslash( string $content )

Filters for content to remove unnecessary slashes.


Parameters Parameters

$content

(string) (Required) The content to modify.


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Return Return

(string) The de-slashed content.


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Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/upgrade.php

function deslash( $content ) {
	// Note: \\\ inside a regex denotes a single backslash.

	/*
	 * Replace one or more backslashes followed by a single quote with
	 * a single quote.
	 */
	$content = preg_replace( "/\\\+'/", "'", $content );

	/*
	 * Replace one or more backslashes followed by a double quote with
	 * a double quote.
	 */
	$content = preg_replace( '/\\\+"/', '"', $content );

	// Replace one or more backslashes with one backslash.
	$content = preg_replace( '/\\\+/', '\\', $content );

	return $content;
}

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Version Description
1.5.0 Introduced.

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