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The "escape-html" is a popular npm package utilized for escaping strings for use in HTML. This tool is hugely beneficial in preventing cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks by sanitizing user input. By replacing special characters in strings with corresponding HTML entities, it helps to neutralize any possible injected malicious scripts.
npm install escape-html
Following installation, you can import and use it to escape any string for HTML. Here's an example of how to use it in your code:
var escape = require('escape-html'); var html = escape('foo & bar'); console.log(html); // Output: foo & bar
In the code snippet above, you are escaping the string 'foo & bar', and the package replaces the '&' character with the corresponding HTML entity '&'.
The documentation for the "escape-html" npm package can be found on the package's GitHub page. Although the README provided there is brief, it explains what the package does and gives an example of how to use it. For more complex or specific use-cases, you might have to rely on external resources, articles, tutorials, or forums that deal with the package. The link to the GitHub page is https://github.com/component/escape-html.