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PHP: strip_tags() function

Description

The strip_tags() function is used to strip a string from HTML, XML, and PHP tags.

Version:

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax:

string strip_tags(input_string, allowable_tags)

Parameters:

Name Description Required /
Optional
Type
input_string The input string. Required String
allowable_tags Specified tags which will not be removed. Optional String

Return value:

Returns the stripped string.

Value Type: string.

Pictorial Presentation

php-string-strip_tags()

Example:

<?php
$input_string = '<b>w3resource.com</b>';
echo 'Before strip : '.$input_string.'<br>';
echo 'After strip : '.strip_tags('<b>w3resource.com</b>');
?>

Output:

Before strip: w3resource.com
After strip : w3resource.com

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See also

PHP Function Reference

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