Sanitize Script Tags Before Saving To Db

the problem with the script tag arrows is that they can have more than one variant

(< = `&lt;` = `&amp;lt;`) & ( > = `&gt;` = `&amp;gt;`)

so instead of creating a pattern array with like a bazillion variant,
imho a better solution would be

// $text = input u want to clean
public function cleanHTML($text)
  $pattern = [

      // or even better one

  return preg_replace($pattern, '', $text)
    ? preg_replace($pattern, '', $text)
    : $text;

** if anyone have a better idea, please do advice.


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