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Problem using wysiwyg editor and CI

[eluser]The Dooode[/eluser]
I am having a wierd problem using wysiwyg editors in my Code Igniter applications. When saving the content from the editor it sometimes does not get posted so that I loose all the content in the editor. It seems to only happy once the amount of content goes over a certain size - a couple of paragraphs and an image normally causes it to be lost. If it's just a paragraph then it all works fine.

I have other applications that don't use Code Igniter and they work fine so it does seem to be an issue with CI rather than a PHP/Apache config thing? I have tried both wysiwyg pro and Tiny MCE and get the same problem.

Has anyone encountered this before? Any thoughts on why this happens?

[eluser]The Dooode[/eluser]
Although i was using an editor in my application the same thing is happening if I just replace with a textarea and paste in some HTML. The HTML is very basic, a couple of paragraphs wrapped in <p> tags and an image - there is no javascript or anything like that.

When I only have a little content the data is posted and I can save into my database but as I add more data to the textarea the contents of my posted variable ($this->input->post("content", TRUE)) disapears?

Anyone had problems using editors in there CI code?

Just noticed this thread is reporting the same behaviour:

Make sure your database field can hold the amount of text you are putting in, that sounds like the issue to me.

[eluser]The Dooode[/eluser]
Thanks for the reply. It seems the problem lies with the XSS Filter as pointed out by zombor in his post (linked above). When i turn it off all works fine.

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