PHP | addslashes() Function

PHP addslashes() Function

Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP addslashes() Function.

The addslashes() function returns the string with backslashes in front of the predefined characters.

The predefined characters are :

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


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

string addslashes ( string $str )

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


This string to be escaped

Return Value

This function returns the escaped string.


Try out the example below -

   $str = "Is your name kennedy Right?";
   echo addslashes($str);

Alright guys! This is where we are going to be rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we will be studying about the PHP bin2hex() Function.

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