Strip HTML tags from WordPress Content

Published on Mar 17, 2015 & tagged in WordPress

The WordPress have a default function to properly strip all HTML tags including script and style from its content.

<?php wp_strip_all_tags( $string, $remove_breaks ); ?>

Parameters

  1. $string:- (required) String containing HTML tags (Default: None)
  2. $remove_breaks:- (boolean) (optional) Whether to remove left over line breaks and white space characters (Default: false)

example:

<?php
$html = '<strong>I am not be strong</strong>';
var_dump($html);
//ouput '<strong>I am not be strong</strong>'

var_dump(wp_strip_all_tags($html));
//ouput 'I am not be strong'
?>

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