PHP Functions to Clean User Input

Submitted by:Jhon Jhon

Date added:03 March, 2016

Category:PHP

This example code showing how to use PHP Functions to clean User Input

Tags: php functions

Code Snippet:

    <?php
function cleanInput($input) {

$search = array(
'@<script[^>]*?>.*?</script>@si', // Strip out javascript
'@<[\/\!]*?[^<>]*?>@si', // Strip out HTML tags
'@<style[^>]*?>.*?</style>@siU', // Strip style tags properly
'@<![\s\S]*?--[ \t\n\r]*>@' // Strip multi-line comments
);

$output = preg_replace($search, '', $input);
return $output;
}
?>
<?php
function sanitize($input) {
if (is_array($input)) {
foreach($input as $var=>$val) {
$output[$var] = sanitize($val);
}
}
else {
if (get_magic_quotes_gpc()) {
$input = stripslashes($input);
}
$input = cleanInput($input);
$output = mysql_real_escape_string($input);
}
return $output;
}
?>
 
 

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