function esc_textarea( $text ) {}

Escaping for textarea values.


  • string $text

Defined filters

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

Source code

function esc_textarea( $text ) {

	$safe_text = htmlspecialchars( $text, ENT_QUOTES );

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



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