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Asked • 05/28/19

Pass a PHP string to a JavaScript variable (and escape newlines)?

What is the easiest way to encode a PHP string for output to a JavaScript variable? I have a PHP string which includes quotes and newlines. I need the contents of this string to be put into a JavaScript variable. Normally, I would just construct my JavaScript in a PHP file, &#224; la: <script> var myvar = "<?php echo $myVarValue;?>"; </script> However, this doesn't work when `$myVarValue` contains quotes or newlines.

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Stefan R. answered • 02/28/20

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