function esc_html( $text ) {}

Escaping for HTML blocks.


  • string $text

Defined filters

  • esc_html
    apply_filters( 'esc_html', $safe_text, $text )

Source code

function esc_html( $text ) {

	$safe_text = wp_check_invalid_utf8( $text );

	$safe_text = _wp_specialchars( $safe_text, ENT_QUOTES );

	return apply_filters( 'esc_html', $safe_text, $text );



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