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Remove html tags from a string wtih PHP

Sometimes you don't need any formatting. That's just a nice way to remove all the html tags.
Remove all tags:

	function removeTags($str) {  
		$str = preg_replace("#<(.*)/(.*)>#iUs", "", $str);
		return $str;
	}
	
Remove a specific tag:

	function removeTag($str, $tag) { 
		$str = preg_replace("#\\<".$tag."(.*)/".$tag.">#iUs", "", $str);
		return $str;
	}
	
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