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Dynamically Remove HTML Tag Using PHP

In this tutorial we will create a Dynamically Remove HTML Tag using PHP. This code will remove all existing html tag is a string when user click the remove button. The code use PHP POST method to call a specific function that will remove the html tag is a string with the use of preg_replace. This is a user-friendly kind of program feel free to modify it. We will be using PHP as a scripting language and interpreter that is used primarily on any webserver including xamp, wamp, etc. It is being use to any famous websites and it has a modern technology that can easily be use by the next generation.

Getting Started:

First you have to download & install XAMPP or any local server that run PHP scripts. Here's the link for XAMPP server And, this is the link for the bootstrap that i used for the layout design

Creating The Interface

This is where we will create a simple form for our application. To create the forms simply copy and write it into your text editor, then save it as index.php.

  1. <meta charset="UTF-8" name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale-1"/>
  2. <link href="css/bootstrap.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />

Dynamically Remove HTML Tag Using PHP Source Code


Creating the Main Function

This code contains the main function of the application. This code will remove the html tag when the button is clicked. To make this just copy and write these block of codes below inside the text editor, then save it as remove_tag.php

  1. <!--?php
  2. $data = "<h2--><strong>Sunset </strong>"; $data .= "<br />
  3. "; $data .= "
  4. <p>Sunset is the time of day when our sky meets the outer space solar winds. There are blue, pink, and purple swirls, spinning and twisting, like clouds of balloons caught in a whirlwind.</p>
  5. "; $html = htmlspecialchars($data); ?&gt;
  7. <form action="" method="POST"><button class="btn btn-danger" name="remove">Remove Tags</button></form>
  9. <h3>Result</h3>
  10. <!--?php
  11. if(ISSET($_POST['remove'])){
  12. $result = htmlspecialchars_decode($html);
  13. $remove = preg_replace('/<[^<]+?-->/', ' ', $result); echo $remove; }else{ echo $html; } ?&gt;
There you have it we successfully created Dynamically Remove HTML Tag using PHP. I hope that this simple tutorial help you to what you are looking for. For more updates and tutorials just kindly visit this site. Enjoy Coding!

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