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Created by jinx on April 17, 2011 20:40:12    Last update: April 17, 2011 20:40:56
For JavaScript in the <script> block or JavaScript included with a src attribute: nothing more is needed than escaping the single quote or double quote - depending on how the JavaScript string is quoted. Example: var a = 'My name is <?php echo str_replace('\'', '... For inline JavaScript, escape HTML special characters : <?php echo '<a href="test" onclick="alert(\...
Created by James on January 04, 2011 16:22:43    Last update: January 05, 2011 13:43:06
The jQuery doc says: If you wish to use any of the meta-characters (such as !"#$%&'()*+,./:;?@[\]^`{|}~ ) as a literal part of a name, you must escape the character with two backslashes: \\ . So what are these meta-characters ? According to the CSS specification : In CSS, identifiers (including element names, classes, and IDs in selectors) can contain only the characters [a-zA-Z0-9] and ISO 10646 characters U+00A0 and higher, plus the hyphen (-) and the underscore (_); These meta-characters are the printable characters in the ASCII but outside the range allowed by CSS identifiers. They must be escaped, with two backslashes. Why two backslashes? Because one backslash is consumed by JavaScript, and with only one backslash in place, no backslash is passed to jQuery...