String prototypes

Shows how to create a String prototypes

String.prototype.stripslashes = function(){ 
    return this.replace(/<.*?>/g, '');
String.prototype.htmlspecialchars = function(){ 
    var str = this.replace(/&/g, '&amp;');
    str = str.replace(/</g, '&lt;');
    str = str.replace(/>/g, '&gt;');
    str = str.replace(/"/g, '&quot;');
    return str;
Snippet Details

var str = '<b>my personal website:</b> ';
str += '<a href=""></a>';
document.write("Original string (html): '" + str + "'<br/><br/>");
var str_no_html = str.stripslashes();
document.write("- String without HTML tags: '" + str_no_html + "'<br/>");
var str_hsc = str.htmlspecialchars();
document.write("- String with converted HTML tags: '" + str_hsc + "'");

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