I need to escape some text within a channel entries loop so it doesn't break the JSON schema I created for each page:

{exp:channel:entries limit="1" channel="posts" }
  {title} //replace " quotes with \"

Liquid and Twig make this easy but I don't see anything readily available in the EE docs.

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Any chance one of the following variable modifiers would do the trick for you?

:json https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/templates/variable-modifiers.html#json

:replace https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/templates/variable-modifiers.html#replace

  • That is exactly what I needed! I know there had to be some string filters but all I could find was the date format in the channel entries docs.
    – Edward
    Mar 21 at 23:49

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