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Allowing HTML tags in user input...


I am creating a site that lets users enter text for their personal profile.

Being security conscious, I have opted to strip tags, including all javascript event handlers (onClick, etc). However, I would like to allow some text formatting tags. Here is a list of those tags:
b, br, center, font, h1 - h6, i, ol, p, pre, sub, sup, ul.

Is there something I should be concerned about by doing this?


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I'm not sure the majority of my targeted visitors would be interested in learning new rules about ubb code. If there is no possible way somebody could use html attributes to invoke some action in browsers, then I'd stick with the html tags that I've chosen to allow.

You mentioned meta tags. They won't be able to use meta tags, since all tags would be automatically removed, except the ones that I allow.

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[nt] Then you are done...


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