PHP FILTER_SANITIZE_MAGIC_QUOTES Filter


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Definition and Usage

The FILTER_SANITIZE_MAGIC_QUOTES filter performs the addslashes() function to a string.

This filter sets backslashes in front of predefined characters.

The predefined characters  are:

  • single quote (')
  • double quote (")
  • backslash (\)
  • NULL

FILTER_SANITIZE_MAGIC_QUOTES info:

  • Name: "magic_quotes"
  • ID-number: 521

Example

<?php
$var="Peter's here!";

var_dump(filter_var($var, FILTER_SANITIZE_MAGIC_QUOTES));
?>

The output of the code will be:

string(14) "Peter\'s here!"

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