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PHP | get_html_translation_table() Function

PHP get_html_translation_table() 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 get_html_translation_table() Function.

The get_html_translation_table() function is used to return the translation table used by the htmlentities and the htmlspecialchars functions.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

array get_html_translation_table ([ int $table = HTML_SPECIALCHARS [, 
   int $flags = ENT_COMPAT | ENT_HTML401 [, string $encoding = "UTF-8" ]]] )

Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description


It contains the information about which table to return Either HTML_ENTITIES or HTML_SPECIALCHARS



It contains the flags information

Return Value

This function returns the translation table as an array with the original characters as keys and entities as values.


Try out the example below -

   print_r (get_html_translation_table(HTML_SPECIALCHARS));


When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

   ["] => "
   [&] => &
   [<] => <
   [>] => >

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 hebrev() Function.

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