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|__construct||Constructor for inputFilter class. Only first parameter is required.|
|getInstance||Returns an input filter object, only creating it if it doesn't already exist.|
|clean||Method to be called by another php script. Processes for XSS and specified bad code.|
|checkAttribute||Function to determine if contents of an attribute is safe|
jimport( 'joomla.filter.filterinput' );