PHP addslashes

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PHP : addslashes() function

Description

The addslashes() function is used to add backslashes in front of the characters that need to be quoted. The predefined characters are single quote ('), double quote("), backslash() and NULL (the NULL byte).

Version

(PHP 4 and above)

Syntax

addslashes(string_name)

Parameter

Name

Description

Required /
Optional

Type

string_name

The specified string.

Required

String

Return values

The escaped string.

Value Type : String.

Pictorial Presentation :

php-string-addslashes()

Example :

  1. echo addslashes("I will n't go there.");  

  2. echo '
    ';  

  3. echo addslashes('"Thank" You');  

  4. ?>  

Output :

I will n't go there.
"Thank" You