HTML Encode Methods

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src=""></script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
    var html = document.body.innerHTML;
    var map = {
      "&": "&amp;",
      "'": "&#39;",
      '"': "&quot;",
      "<": "&lt;",
      ">": "&gt;"
    var tempElement = $(document.createElement("div"));

Preparation code output

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return document.createElement( 'div' ).appendChild( document.createTextNode( html ) ).parentNode.innerHTML;
jQuery .html()
return $('<div/>').text(html).html();
return html.replace(/&/g, '&amp;')
    .replace(/"/g, '&quot;')
    .replace(/'/g, '&#39;')
    .replace(/</g, '&lt;')
    .replace(/>/g, '&gt;');

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