[theme-reviewers] Formatting functions and parsing

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Thu Aug 11 12:57:16 UTC 2011


The only "dummy" question is the one that remains unasked. :)

Can you provide a more specific example? Perhaps a ticket or something, that
uses the function(s) in question?

In general, though, IMHO, it is *always* preferable to use a core WP
function for content filtering and/or untrusted data


On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 7:53 AM, Mario Peshev <mario at peshev.net> wrote:

> Hello Reviewers,
> I'm not that well acquainted with security in PHP and WP so it might be a
> bit dummy question, but I have tough time following the parsing and
> formatting practices in WP themes. Since there is a Formatting section in WP
> function list -
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference#Formatting_Functions , and
> some of the functions seem pretty similar to the same function names in PHP,
> what is the rule and is it required for the WP functions to be used instead,
> are they always better than plain PHPs?
> Mario Peshev
> freelance software developer/trainer
> http://www.linkedin.com/in/mpeshev
> http://peshev.net/blog
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