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Jenny Lane
Jenny Lane
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 6,699 Points

I need a script to prevent users from entering bad words upon form submission.

Do I need to list out every bad word that I can think of, or is there a library out there somewhere? I have been on stackoverflow other sites researching but have not found a great way to do this without coming up with my own library of words. Any ideas?

1 Answer

Hey Jenny,

There's not an algorithm for deciding if a word is "bad," if that's what you're asking. But there is this library that seems like it's in the ballpark of what you're looking for. The actual list of words are here.


There's also this API