Commit c9e7c8e5 authored by Nigel McNie's avatar Nigel McNie
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Added a function to format the introduction of a users' profile for display in search results

parent 51930729
......@@ -1582,6 +1582,18 @@ function format_whitespace($text) {
return $text;
* Returns only the first short snippet of a user's introduction
function format_introduction($introduction) {
$introduction = strip_tags($introduction);
// Note: the lengths are different to prevent chopping off just one or two characters in order to add an ellipsis
if (strlen($introduction) < 110) {
return $introduction;
return substr($introduction, 0, 100) . '...';
* Given raw text (eg typed in by a user), this function cleans it up
* and removes any nasty tags that could mess up pages.
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