php – How to write code as example, without executing?


I'm translating a book to an HTML page, there in the book there are the codes, but how do I make my HTML display my code, HTML, PHP and JavaScript, without executing them?


You need to escape the characters that make your tags interpreted as HTML, the < and the > .

For example, instead of:




If you are using PHP, there is a function that does this, htmlentities :

echo htmlentities('<div>Teste</div>');

In the case of PHP code, just output it without the initial <?php , and it will not be interpreted. If you want to include <?php in the example, use &lt;?php .

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