addslashes

Syntax: string addslashes ( string $str )

Description: Returns a string with backslashes before characters that need to be escaped. These characters are single quote (‘), double quote (“), backslash (\) and NUL

Note: Using addcslashes() function we will configure the escaped string.

Example 1

<?php

$str="How're you";
echo 'Input String :'.$str;
echo '<br/>';
echo 'Output String (addslashes($str)) :'.addslashes($str);
echo '<br/>';
?>

OUTPUT

Input String :How're you
Output String (addslashes($str)) :How\'re you

Example 2

<?php

$str='We won"t do this';
echo 'Input String :'.$str;
echo '<br/>';
echo 'Output String (addslashes($str)) :'.addslashes($str);
echo '<br/>';
?>

OUTPUT

Input String :We won"t do this
Output String (addslashes($str)) :We won\"t do this

Example 3

<?php

$str='Break This Line\n';
echo 'Input String :'.$str;
echo '<br/>';
echo 'Output String (addslashes($str)) :'.addslashes($str);
echo '<br/>';
?>

OUTPUT

Input String :Break This Line\n
Output String (addslashes($str)) :Break This Line\\n