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<?php $string = '<a href="link.html">text</a>'; echo preg_replace('/<a[^>]*>\K[^<]*/', '', $string); echo "\n---\n"; $dom = new DOMDocument; $dom->loadHTML($string, LIBXML_HTML_NOIMPLIED | LIBXML_HTML_NODEFDTD); // 2nd params to remove DOCTYPE); $dom->getElementsByTagName('a')[0]->nodeValue = ''; echo $dom->saveHTML();
Output for 7.1.0 - 7.1.33, 7.2.0 - 7.2.34, 7.3.0 - 7.3.33, 7.4.0 - 7.4.30, 8.0.0 - 8.0.20, 8.1.0 - 8.1.7
<a href="link.html"></a> --- <a href="link.html"></a>

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