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stripHTML(string)

Last updated October 4, 2010

author

Raymond Camden

Version: 4 | Requires: CF5 | Library: StrLib

Description:
Returns the string with all HTML removed. Unlike HTMLEditFormat which escapes HTML, this function actually removes the HTML.

Return Values:
Returns a string.

Example:

<CFSET str="the <B>dog</B> jumped over the <A HREF=""foo.html"">fox</A>.">
<CFOUTPUT>
Given str=#str#<BR>
The StripHTML version is #StripHTML(str)#
</CFOUTPUT>

Parameters:

Name Description Required
string String to be modified. Yes

Full UDF Source:

/**
 * Removes HTML from the string.
 * v2 - Mod by Steve Bryant to find trailing, half done HTML.        
 * v4 mod by James Moberg - empties out script/style blocks
 * 
 * @param string 	 String to be modified. (Required)
 * @return Returns a string. 
 * @author Raymond Camden (ray@camdenfamily.com) 
 * @version 4, October 4, 2010 
 */
function stripHTML(str) {
	str = reReplaceNoCase(str, "<*style.*?>(.*?)</style>","","all");
	str = reReplaceNoCase(str, "<*script.*?>(.*?)</script>","","all");

	str = reReplaceNoCase(str, "<.*?>","","all");
	//get partial html in front
	str = reReplaceNoCase(str, "^.*?>","");
	//get partial html at end
	str = reReplaceNoCase(str, "<.*$","");
	return trim(str);
}
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