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How do I stop HTML entities in a custom meta box from being un-htmlentitied?

I have a custom meta box that is supposed to accept HTML, but the text I'm trying to input contains both double and single quotes (and ampersands), and it's messing up the saved data - each time I ...
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Disable formatting on textarea

I'm using the following code in my plugin to display a <textarea> field on a page: echo '<textarea required="required" name="Message" class="textarea" cols="70" ...
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Alternative to esc_textarea

I need an alternative function to use with textareas in meta boxes instead of esc_textarea. The problem is that when I use this function with textarea's it removes line breaks and paragraphs. Is ...
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How to add text to comment form #content textarea?

I have a plugin that does validation on user submitted comments. When validation fails, I want to redirect them back to the comment form, and have their comment still appear in the comment box, so ...
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How to stop wordpress from mangling HTML in a metabox textarea

Can anyone lend a hand and suggest the best way to get a textarea in a meta box to stop mangling HTML? I've been digging around here online... and here...and also here...looking for answers, but I ...
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sanitize vimeo embed code?

I have a custom meta box with a textarea where users can drop in vimeo embed code. Should I sanitize this code before I update_post_meta, and, if so, how should I go about it? I don't want to strip ...
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Character \ appearing before ' after saving a settings page

It's a strange issue and I've seen it happen with plugins, however I don't know how to fix it. Maybe just a PHP issue? Anyhow, I have a settings/options page with several text areas. Upon saving, a ...
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Convert textarea with wp_editor

I have a custom tabbed menu which has some input fields that works properly. I followed this tutorial: ...
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Download html textarea content as a file

I am working on a project where the requirement is to download a textarea content as a .txt file on a wordpress site. <html> <body> <form action="#" method="post"> <textarea ...