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PHP Functions

Function: nl2br

(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)

nl2br --  Inserts HTML line breaks before all newlines in a string

Description

string nl2br ( string string )

Returns string with '<br />' inserted before all newlines.

Note: Starting with PHP 4.0.5, nl2br() is now XHTML compliant. All versions before 4.0.5 will return string with '<br>' inserted before newlines instead of '<br />'.

Example 1. using nl2br()

<?php
echo nl2br("foo isn't\n bar");
?>

this will output :

foo isn't<br />
 bar

Related Function(s)

  • htmlspecialchars()
  • htmlentities()
  • wordwrap()
  • str_replace()
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