[FX.php List] Switch of web host - HTML special chars stripped from FX output (FMU6)

Gjermund Gusland Thorsen ggt667 at gmail.com
Sat May 30 06:56:14 MDT 2009

And what is your charset in the header of your documents?

Are the characters just removed? or replaced with some other chars?


2009/5/29 Ben Bradley <ben.bradley at dealer-world.com>:
> Hi everyone
> I've just switched hosting provider and there appears to be a difference in
> their PHP configurations.
> With the new provider any HTML special chars are getting automatically
> removed from my FX.php output... causing HTML tags in my FileMaker website
> content management system to get printed out as text.
> Less than, greater than and quote marks are just removed; not replaced with
> anything else.
> I have basically copied the entire site over to the new provider and I've
> never seen this problem before.
> The old provider was running PHP 5.2.6
> The new provider is running PHP 5.2.5
> One thing I did notice is the new provider has magic_quotes_gpc set to On in
> the phpinfo()
> It was Off on the old provider.
> But that shouldn't make any difference to the output of FX, should it?
> magic_quotes_runtime and magic_quotes_sybase are set to Off on the old and
> new providers.
> I'm running FileMaker Unlimited 6 with custom web publishing. There's
> nothing that's changed on the CDML format files.
> When I call up the site in the old host, everything is still fine!
> Anyone experience this error before or can think of any config things to
> try?
> I've done a few tests... CURL calls are fine... no HTML special chars
> removed there!
> Also if I set a bunch of HTML code into a variable, and echo that variable
> out again the HTML special chars are preserved so the tags get rendered.
> Any ideas / suggestions?
> This has been driving me nuts this afternoon!
> Cheers, B
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