PHP | html_entity_decode() Function

PHP html_entity_decode() 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 html_entity_decode() Function.

The built-in html_entity_decode() function in PHP is used in converting HTML entities to their corresponding characters.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

string html_entity_decode ( string $string [, int $flags = ENT_COMPAT | ENT_HTML401 
   [, string $encoding = ini_get("default_charset") ]] )


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameters & Description
1

string

It contains the information about input string

2

flags

It contains the information about flags


Return Value

This function returns the decoded string.

Example

Try out the example below -

<?php
   $input = "web \"design\" \"tutorialz\" best <b>online</b> learning";
   $ab = htmlentities($input);
   $b = html_entity_decode($ab);
   
   echo $ab;
?>

Output

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

web "design" "tutorialz" best <b>online</b> learning


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 htmlentities() Function.

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