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Removing <div> and <br> tags from a feed

Hi guys, I am using this to feed through date, but I need to a few things and my php is super basic so getting very confused with all I need to do..

So I need to limit the characters to 1200 (which I have done)

but I also need to remove div and br tags from it, sadly this is something I can't remove with what have been given.

here is my code


The php part of tracks awaits me! thanks in advance

1 Answer

Michael Austin
Michael Austin
Courses Plus Student 7,814 Points


There’s a PHP function called strip_tags that you could use. This will remove all HTML tags from the entity you pass it. In the case of your code I’m not sure what the Utils::substrwords lark is, as you can write the code without any additional libraries (or it may be a hole in my knowledge :D):

$newData = strip_tags(substr($excerpt[0],0,1200)).&hellip;;