Cleaning Variable
24
December
2013

Variables that are submitted via web forms always need to be cleaned/sanitized before use in any way, to prevent against all kinds of different malicious intent.

FUNCTION


function clean($value) {

// If magic quotes not turned on add slashes.
if(!get_magic_quotes_gpc())

// Adds the slashes.
{ $value = addslashes($value); }

// Strip any tags from the value.
$value = strip_tags($value);

// Return the value out of the function.
return $value;

}

PHP CODE

$sample = "test";
$sample = clean($sample);
echo $sample;
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