PHP: avoid backslash on json_encode

Hey! 🙂 If you are encoding your Arrays to JSON in PHP using json_encode() and the function adds backslash before your slashes, I’m gonna show you a quick fix.

This is my original code:

And the result is:
{"success":true,"message":"Please enter email\/phone number."}

See the added backslash before the slash? Ugly, right? To avoid that, simply add the JSON_UNESCAPED_SLASHES argument to your json_encode() function usage like this:

Try it!

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