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    [post] => Array
            [jw_objective] => Exposure to e<b>nd to end development</b> of various applications; right from requirement analysis to system study, designing, coding, testing, de-bugging, <i>documentation and i</i>mplementation. Adept in <u>handling the design and coding functions</u>
            [postid] => 363
            [jw_fullname] => Pradeep
            [jw_email] => pradeepsk88@gmail.com
            [jw_phone] => 9952149811
            [jw_website] => www.por.com
            [jw_address1] => 83, VGP Nagar East
            [jw_address2] => T Nagar
            [jw_address3] => Chennai, India 605602
            [jw_title] => Senior Web Developer
            [jw_cname] => TPF Software Solutions
            [jw_startdate] => Dec 2010
            [jw_enddate] => Present
            [jw_desc] => This is my responsibilit<b>es in this job</b>
            [jw_qualifications] => Certified Public Acc<i>ountant (CPA)
                        Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
                        Certified Financial Manager (CFM)
                        Certified Fraud Examiner (CF</i>E)
                        Cer<b>tified Financial Planner (CFP)
                        Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
                        Enrolled Agent (EA)
                        Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
            [jw_educname] => B.E
            [jw_eduiname] => Arunai College of Engineering
            [jw_edustartdate] => May 2005
            [jw_eduenddate] => May 2009
            [jw_edudesc] => This is a riduculous thing happen<b><i>ed in my life, </i></b>
            [jw_interest] => Th<i>ese are my interests</i>
            [jw_referance] => This Is my referance


This is the array I iterate through, and add it to the wp_postmeta through the following foreach loop

foreach ($_POST AS $key => $value) {
    add_post_meta($pid, $key, $value, true);

The information is posted from a custom form.

The problem I have is the HTML tags like <b> and <i> are automatically stripped off when entering the database. The HTML is generated from a jquery wysiwyg editor

But the information is saved successfully. Is there any way to save postmeta with the HTML tags?

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Is it that your tags are being stripped, or that you aren't preparing them prior to displaying them. Try wrapping your output:

echo apply_filters('the_content', get_post_meta($post->ID, '_custom_field_name', true));
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On Update Use addslashes(); And On Print Use stripslashes();

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Some explanation with examples would be great. – Nilambar Mar 23 '15 at 4:44

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