Tips: Textarea accepts New line ( \n )

The <textarea> tag defines a multi-line text input control.
A text area can hold an unlimited number of characters, and the text renders in a fixed-width font (usually Courier).
The size of a textarea can be specified by the cols and rows attributes, or even better; through CSS' height and width properties.

<textarea name="products" cols="23" rows="3"></textarea>


 OUT PUT


 Test First Line

New Line



 $products = str_replace("\n", "<br>", $_POST['products']);


   Parameter :  str_replace("search", "replace",  $content);


note: str_replaceReplace all occurrences of the search string with the replacement string


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2 comments: on "Tips: Textarea accepts New line ( \n )"

ist said...

Hi Chi,

There is also another function in PHP called nl2br which can also do what you want to achieve http://php.net/manual/en/function.nl2br.php

BTW, I'm also a PHP Developer based in Philippines here's my blog link http://www.iamist.com :)

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