News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Alan Skorkin's Blog:
How To Fix The WP-Syntax Special Character Escaping Issue
March 11, 2010 @ 09:15:21

Alan Skorkin has a recent post to his blog about a trouble that many WordPress users have come across in working with their content and the WP-Syntax plugin (for displaying code) - a special character escaping bug that escapes characters that don't need it.

Suffice to say, [WP-Syntax] does the job fine except for one very annoying issue. Whenever you have any kind of special characters in your code (which you inevitably do e.g. <, >, & etc.), these always render as their escaped representations.

It only happens with the WYSIWYG editor for writing content (which the tool's FAQ recommends turning off) but there's a better solution that Alan found - change a line of code in the plugin to use the htmlspecialchars_decode function to rid your install of this pesky escaping bug.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
wpsyntax wordpress special character escape


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

NetTuts.com: Running WordPress on OpenShift Part2

Joshua Eichorn's Blog: HTML_AJAX Wordpress Plugin Tutorial

DZone.com: How to Set up Wordpress on EC2 Using Puppet and Git

Hasin Hayder's Blog: Did you know 'you can have cheese burger' could be a variable name?

DevShed: Customizing WordPress Search Results to Sort by Title


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


language introduction community voicesoftheelephpant security laravel update package release version composer series opinion library podcast symfony tool application interview framework

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework