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    Encode & decode HTML & XML entities with ease & speed.

    How to…

    …install entities

    npm install entities

    …use entities

    const entities = require("entities");
    entities.escape("&"); // "&"
    entities.encodeXML("&"); // "&"
    entities.encodeHTML("&"); // "&"
    entities.decodeXML("asdf & ÿ ü '"); // "asdf & ÿ ü '"
    entities.decodeHTML("asdf & ÿ ü '"); // "asdf & ÿ ü '"


    This is how entities compares to other libraries on a very basic benchmark (see scripts/benchmark.ts, for 10,000,000 iterations):

    Library decode performance encode performance Bundle size
    entities 10.809s 17.683s npm bundle size
    html-entities 14.029s 22.670s npm bundle size
    he 16.163s 44.010s npm bundle size
    parse-entities 28.507s N/A npm bundle size

    License: BSD-2-Clause

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