HttpUtility.HtmlEncode Method

Silverlight

Converts a text string into an HTML-encoded string.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)

[SecuritySafeCriticalAttribute]
public static string HtmlEncode(
	string html
)

Parameters

html
Type: System.String
The text to HTML-encode.

Return Value

Type: System.String
An HTML-encoded string.

An HTML document consists of text and control characters. Control characters cannot be displayed directly unless they are HTML-encoded.

For example, to display the character < (less than sign) in your HTML document, you must use the character sequence &lt;. Otherwise, it will be interpreted as the beginning of an HTML tag.

This method performs the following conversions to character-entity equivalents:

  • < to &lt;

  • > to &gt;

  • & to &amp;

  • " to &quot;

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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