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Default posting html code via a form php

I need to know how to allow users to input html code into a form and allow them to submit the code. I want to store it in a database for later use.

What happens now is when i input data and submit the form, all the html tags are gone so only non html text is present.

I guess i need to know how to disable stripping of html tags by php or whatever is doing it.

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There are two functions in PHP3/4/5 named
1.string strip_tags ( string str [, string allowable_tags] )
2.string htmlspecialchars ( string string [, int quote_style [, string charset]] )

If you use
$name = strip_tags("<b>Zia</b>") and insert into $name in Database, the output will be "Zia"
but
If you use
$name = htmlspecialchars("<b>Zia</b>") and insert into $name in Database, the output will be "<b>Zia</b>" means bold "Zia"

Please let me know whether it works.
Regards,
Zia

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