- %1$s is private and should not be used in themes or plugins directly.
_wp_specialchars ( $string, $quote_style = ENT_NOQUOTES, $charset = false, $double_encode = false )
- (string) string The text which is to be encoded.
- (int|string) quote_style Optional. Converts double quotes if set to ENT_COMPAT, both single and double if set to ENT_QUOTES or none if set to ENT_NOQUOTES. Converts single and double quotes, as well as converting HTML named entities (that are not also XML named entities) to their code points if set to ENT_XML1. Also compatible with old values; converting single quotes if set to 'single', double if set to 'double' or both if otherwise set. Default is ENT_NOQUOTES.
- (false|string) charset Optional. The character encoding of the string. Default false.
- (bool) double_encode Optional. Whether to encode existing HTML entities. Default false.
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- (string) The encoded text with HTML entities.
- Introduced in WordPress: 1.2.2
- Deprecated in WordPress: —
Converts a number of special characters into their HTML entities.Specifically deals with: &, <, >, ", and '.
$quote_style can be set to ENT_COMPAT to encode " to
", or ENT_QUOTES to do both. Default is ENT_NOQUOTES where no quotes are encoded.