$sanitizer->lines() method

Sanitize input string as multi-line text, no HTML tags, and no specific max length (unless given)

This is the same as the textarea() sanitizer but does not impose a maximum character length (or byte length) unless given one in the $maxLength argument. This is useful in cases where the textarea sanitizer’s built in 16kb character max length (64kb max bytes) is not enough, or when you want to specify a max length as part of the method arguments.

Please note that like with the textarea sanitizer, the max length refers to a maximum number of characters, not bytes. The maxBytes is automatically set to the maxLength * 4, or can be specifically set via the maxBytes option.

Available since version 3.0.157.

Usage

// basic usage
$string = $sanitizer->lines(string $value);

// usage with all arguments
$string = $sanitizer->lines(string $value, $maxLength = 0, array $options = []);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
valuestring

String value to sanitize

maxLength (optional)int, array

Maximum length in characters, omit (0) for no max-length, or substitute $options array

options (optional)array

Options to modify behavior, see textarea() sanitizer for all options.

Return value

string

See Also


$sanitizer methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.236

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #524
    In the 524th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we'll check out what's new in the core this week, introduce a new module called SEO Text Width, and more. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 25 May 2024
  • ProFields Table Field with Actions support
    This week we have some updates for the ProFields table field (FieldtypeTable). These updates are primarily focused on adding new tools for the editor to facilitate input and management of content in a table field.
    Blog / 12 April 2024
  • Subscribe to weekly ProcessWire news

“Yesterday I sent the client a short documentation for their ProcessWire-powered website. Today all features already used with no questions. #cmsdoneright—Marc Hinse, Web designer/developer