don't want html tags in my forum

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Sun Jun 01, 2003 5:16 am


I've built a forum/guestbook thing for a website. it's verry basic. it simply writes text into a database and then shows it on a new page. the problem is that if someone writes a html tag such as a <img src...> the image will show... I don't want that...
can someone help me with this?


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Sun Jun 01, 2003 5:34 pm

why did you post the same question 2X.... its annoying to see someone do that... anyways i replied here ... highlight=

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Sun Jun 01, 2003 9:20 pm

another option is to use htmlspecialchars().

this will turn all chars that html useses into the equivalent html character.

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