Remove Slashes

Oct 9, 2007

I have this variable with slashes using mysql_real_escape_string (). I want to remove the slashes away from the variable without removing the etc.

$title = mysql_real_escape_string( $_POST['title'] );
In the variable that is currently being inputed: Miki Koishikawa's ordinary life...
Input in the database (as you may already know): Miki Koishikawa's ordinary life...

As you can see what is left is the 's. I can't use stripslashes () because that would remove the from and that would leave me with rn.

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I've recently had to migrate an Access database to MySQL. Everything appeared to work fine, but now I'm finding lots of semi-quotes prefixed with forward-slashes, as if to escape them, when outputting them.

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This worked. No errors. The slashes are gone. The variable and array values are moving.

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