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When writing a WordPress plugin recently, I wasn’t sure whether a translatable text/string is considered safe, or if it needs to escaped before being output.
Here’s a simple example:
At first glance, that code looks like it should be safe, however what would happen if the string was translated to contained an angled bracket (
That would result in invalid HTML code. Or even worse, what if the translation file contained a malicious