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View Helpers Form Tag Functions string controller

Builds and returns a string containing a hidden field form control based on the supplied name. Note: Pass any additional arguments like class, rel, and id, and the generated tag will also include those values as HTML attributes.

Name Type Required Default Description
name string Yes Name to populate in tag's name attribute.
value string No Value to populate in tag's value attribute.
encode boolean No true Use this argument to decide whether the output of the function should be encoded in order to prevent Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attacks. Set it to true to encode all relevant output for the specific HTML element in question (e.g. tag content, attribute values, and URLs). For HTML elements that have both tag content and attribute values you can set this argument to attributes to only encode attribute values and not tag content.
<!--- Basic usage usually involves a `name` and `value` --->

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