function wp_richedit_pre($text) {}

Formats text for the rich text editor.
The filter ‘richedit_pre’ is applied here. If $text is empty the filter will be applied to an empty string.


  • string $text: The text to be formatted.

Return values

returns:The formatted text after filter is applied.

Defined filters

  • richedit_pre
    apply_filters('richedit_pre', '')
  • richedit_pre
    apply_filters('richedit_pre', $output)

Source code

function wp_richedit_pre($text) {

	// Filtering a blank results in an annoying <br />\n

	if ( empty($text) ) return apply_filters('richedit_pre', '');

	$output = convert_chars($text);

	$output = wpautop($output);

	$output = htmlspecialchars($output, ENT_NOQUOTES);

	return apply_filters('richedit_pre', $output);



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