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Apostrophe in textarea field not escaped

  1. I have a form with several textarea fields. If the user enters a contraction such as "doesn't:", the entry gets cut off at the apostrophe. Obviously, the apostrophe is not being escaped properly when stored to MySQL. I'm not seeing a setting to fix this and I'm actually very surprised this is an issue given that this is a very well known issue with MySQL databases.

    How do I allow my user to enter apostrophes without having to manually escape them?

    Posted 3 years ago on Thursday June 30, 2011 | Permalink
  2. We haven't had this reported before and i'm unable to replicate it locally. I'm unable to break a textarea field using apostrophes within the value.

    Here is a screenshot of my form and what I submitted: http://i.imgur.com/qo99W.png

    Here is a screenshot of the entry that was created: http://i.imgur.com/stXtW.png

    This could be an issue specific to your site and theme/plugin configuration causing some sort of conflict. The first thing I would suggest is checking for conflicts by following the steps found here:

    http://www.gravityhelp.com/documentation/page/Testing_for_a_Theme/Plugin_Conflict

    Posted 3 years ago on Friday July 1, 2011 | Permalink
  3. Apostrophes are showing up as a quotation mark " using version 1.5.2.8

    Posted 3 years ago on Friday September 9, 2011 | Permalink
  4. @jasoningram Have you followed the instructions above to test for theme and plugin conflicts?

    Posted 3 years ago on Friday September 9, 2011 | Permalink

 

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