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bad-words

bad-words

A javascript filter for badwords

Installation

npm install bad-words

Usage

var Filter = require('bad-words'),
  filter = new Filter();
 
console.log(filter.clean("Don't be an ash0le")); //Don't be an ******

Placeholder Overrides

var Filter = require('bad-words');
var customFilter = new Filter({ placeHolder: 'x'});
 
customFilter.clean('Don't be an ash0le'); //Don't be an xxxxxx

Regex Overrides

var filter = new Filter({ regex: /\*|\.|$/gi });
 
var filter = new Filter({ replaceRegex:  /[A-Za-z0-9가-힣_]/g }); 
//multilingual support for word filtering

Add words to the blacklist

var filter = new Filter(); 
 
filter.addWords(['some', 'bad', 'word']);
 
filter.clean("some bad word!") //**** *** ****!
 
//or
 
var filter = new Filter({ list: ['some', 'bad', 'word'] }); 
 
filter.clean("some bad word!") //**** *** ****!
 

Instantiate with an empty list

var filter = new Filter({ emptyList: true }); 
filter.clean('hell this wont clean anything'); //hell this wont clean anything

Remove words from the blacklist

var filter = new Filter(); 
 
filter.removeWords('hells');
 
filter.clean("some hells word!"); //some hells word!

Testing

npm test

Release Notes

  • v1.1.0 / Mar 17 2015: Added soundex support for comparing words to things not in the list.
  • v1.2.0 / May 29 2015: Removed soundex logic which resulted in many false positives within the isProfane test.
  • v1.3.0 / Oct 1 2015: Updated local list and documentation. Added ability to pass a custom list of words during construction.
  • v1.4.0 / Sept 2 2016: Added removeWords feature. Added emptyList configuration parameter.
  • v1.4.1 / Sept 2 2016: Updated documentation.
  • v1.4.3 / Jan 21 2017: Add multilingual support for word filtering
  • v1.5.1 / April 14 2017: Patch for word tokenization.

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2013 Michael Price

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.