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Leading backslash(\) before quotes(") on html editor

Thread began 8/07/2014 3:53 pm by The Flying Fox | Last modified 9/02/2014 2:36 pm by Jason Byrnes | 543 views | 5 replies |

The Flying Fox

Leading backslash(\) before quotes(") on html editor

Hi

I'm not sure what is happening but when I retrieve data from the database all data that has quotes(") around it has started having a leading backslash.

for example

<p>If you decide to donate greater than &pound;50.00, you will become an "Associate of the Games"</p>

now appears in the database as

<p>If you decide to donate greater than £50.00, you will become an \"Associate of the Games\"</p>

After being saved using the web-assist html editor, this has only just started to occur after starting a new back end website

I followed this thread and enabled BOM but this has had no effect

http://www.webassist.com/forums/posts.php?id=33054

Thanks

Andy

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

I'll need to troubleshoot directly, see the private message section.

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The Flying Fox

Hi Jason,

This happens with text that is copied and pasted.I'll send the details through shortly as I am look at another problem at present that my brain cannot work out..

Andy

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

this is a problem with the magic_quotes_gpc directive being enabled in the php.ini file.

you should contact the hsot to have this setting disabled, in the mean time, i added code at line 1 to disable it at run time. see the php.net manual page for more details:
http://php.net/manual/en/security.magicquotes.disabling.php

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The Flying Fox

Thanks Jason

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

you're welcome.

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