[wp-hackers] single quote in plugin options

Matt Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Sun Jul 19 16:08:48 UTC 2009

On 7/15/2009 8:43 PM, Will Anderson wrote:
> This is why Magic Quotes are being deprecated. They're useful for software
> that doesn't do its own escaping, but software like WordPress does, so Magic
> Quotes end up being more of a pain than they're worth.

We attempt to turn magic quotes off at the top of wp-settings.php:

@ini_set('magic_quotes_sybase', 0);

If you're seeing extra quotes somewhere, it may be a bug.

Matt Mullenweg
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