Character reference

Warns when unauthorized illegal characters are not escaped with character reference in the text node or attribute value.

In certain cases described in other sections, text may be mixed with character references. These can be used to escape characters that couldn't otherwise legally be included in text. [cite:]

Rule Details

👎 Examples of incorrect code for this rule

<div id="a"> > < & " </div>
<img src="path/to?a=b&c=d">

👍 Examples of correct code for this rule

<div id="a"> &gt; &lt; &amp; &quot; </div>
<img src="path/to?a=b&amp;c=d">

Setting value


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