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WordPress - No french punctuation and accents for filename
Plugin Name: No french punctuation and accents for filename
Description: Remove all french punctuation and accents from the filename of upload for client limitation (Safari Mac/IOS)
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Version: 1.0
Author: BeAPI
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This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2
of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
See also Ticket #22363 : Accents in attachment filenames should be sanitized
and Ticket #24661 : remove_accents is not removing combining accents
add_filter( 'sanitize_file_name', 'remove_accents', 10, 1 );
add_filter( 'sanitize_file_name_chars', 'sanitize_file_name_chars', 10, 1 );
function sanitize_file_name_chars( $special_chars = array() ) {
$special_chars = array_merge( array( '', '', '', '', '«', '»', '', '', '', 'æ', 'œ', '', '', '', '', '', '', '', '', '', '', '', '', '', '', '' ), $special_chars );
return $special_chars;
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