apply_filters( 'pre_kses', string $string, array[]|string $allowed_html, string[] $allowed_protocols )

Filters content to be run through KSES.



(string) Content to filter through KSES.


(array[]|string) An array of allowed HTML elements and attributes, or a context name such as 'post'. See wp_kses_allowed_html() for the list of accepted context names.


(string[]) Array of allowed URL protocols.

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KSES is a recursive acronym which stands for “KSES Strips Evil Scripts”.

The filter is used to change the types of HTML elements/attributes or context names are allowed in WordPress content, then strips any HTML elements/attributes that are registered as not allowed.

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File: wp-includes/kses.php

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Version Description
2.3.0 Introduced.

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