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How to convert HTML to text <?php // $document should contain an HTML document. // This will remove HTML tags, javascript sections // and white space. It will also convert some // common HTML entities to their text equivalent. $search = array ("'<script[^>]*?>.*?</script>'si", // Strip out javascript "'<[\/\!]*?[^<>]*?>'si", // Strip out HTML tags "'([\r\n])[\s]+'", // Strip out white space "'&(quot|#34);'i", // Replace HTML entities "'&(amp|#38);'i", "'&(lt|#60);'i", "'&(gt|#62);'i", "'&(nbsp|#160);'i", "'&(iexcl|#161);'i", "'&(cent|#162);'i", "'&(pound|#163);'i", "'&(copy|#169);'i", "'&#(\d+);'e"); // evaluate as php $replace = array ("", "", "", "\"", "&", "<", ">", " ", chr(161), chr(162), chr(163), chr(169), "chr()"); $text = preg_replace($search, $replace, $document); ?>

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