function clean_pre($matches) {}

Accepts matches array from preg_replace_callback in wpautop() or a string.
Ensures that the contents of a <pre>…</pre> HTML block are not converted into paragraphs or line-breaks.


  • array|string $matches: The array or string

Return values

returns:The pre block without paragraph/line-break conversion.

Source code

function clean_pre($matches) {

	if ( is_array($matches) )

		$text = $matches[1] . $matches[2] . "</pre>";


		$text = $matches;

	$text = str_replace('<br />', '', $text);

	$text = str_replace('<p>', "\n", $text);

	$text = str_replace('</p>', '', $text);

	return $text;



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