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<?php $a = '<br>a&#38;b'; var_dump(strip_tags(html_entity_decode($a))); var_dump(html_entity_decode(strip_tags($a)));
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Output for 5.0.0 - 5.6.28, hhvm-3.10.0 - 3.13.2, 7.0.0 - 7.1.0
string(3) "a&b" string(3) "a&b"
Output for 4.3.0 - 4.4.9
string(7) "a&#38;b" string(7) "a&#38;b"