Typography Helper in codeigniter

Typography Helper

The Typography Helper file contains functions that help your format text in semantically relevant ways.

Loading this Helper
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Available Functions
The following functions are available:

auto_typography($str[, $reduce_linebreaks = FALSE])

Parameters:
  • $str (string) – Input string
  • $reduce_linebreaks (bool) – Whether to reduce multiple instances of double newlines to two
  • Returns:HTML-formatted typography-safe string
    Return type:string

    Formats text so that it is semantically and typographically correct HTML.
    This function is an alias for CI_Typography::auto_typography(). For more info, please see the Typography Library documentation.
    Usage example:

    Note! Typographic formatting can be processor intensive, particularly if you have a lot of content being formatted. If you choose to use this function you may want to consider caching your pages.

    nl2br_except_pre($str)

    Parameters:
  • $str (string) – Input string
  • Returns:String with HTML-formatted line breaks
    Return type:string

    Converts newlines to tags unless they appear within tags. This function is identical to the native PHP nl2br() function, except that it ignores tags.
    Usage example:


    entity_decode($str, $charset = NULL)

    Parameters:
  • $str (string) – Input string
  • $charset (string) – Character set
  • Returns:String with decoded HTML entities
    Return type:string

    This function is an alias for CI_Security::entity_decode(). Fore more info, please see the Security Library documentation.