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Description

Returns Regular Expression to liberally match an opening HTML tag that:

1. Is self-closing or
2. Has no body but has a closing tag of the same name or
3. Contains a body and a closing tag of the same name

Note: this RegEx does not balance inner tags and does not attempt to produce valid HTML

Parameters

$tag
(string) (required) An HTML tag name. Example: 'video'
Default: None

Return

(string) 
Description.

Usage

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Example

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Source File

get_tag_regex() is located in wp-includes/functions.php.

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