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Spotlight: Text Formats and Filters

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    [By: Angela Byron & Addison Berry with Bruno De Bondt]
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    [Using Drupal - Media Management] [Spotlight: Text Formats and Filters]
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    [with Addison Berry] [water drop sound]
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    Text formats are very important piece of Drupal to understand
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    particularly because they're really important for security,
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    and they're often overlooked.
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    So it really makes sense to understand what's happening
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    so that you know what's going on when you use them.
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    What is a text format?

Spotlight: Text Formats and Filters


Text formats are an important security feature of Drupal, so it pays to understand them. A text format will “scan” your content and make HTML formatting changes to it before sending it to the browser for display.  In this lesson we'll see what formats and filters are, and how they relate to each other, walk through the filter workflow, as well as reviewing the default formats that come with Drupal core.