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function seo_friendly_url($string){
    $string = str_replace(array(‘[\’, \’]’), ”, $string);
    $string = preg_replace(‘/[.*]/U’, ”, $string);
    $string = preg_replace(‘/&(amp;)?#?[a-z0-9]+;/i’, ‘-‘, $string);
    $string = htmlentities($string, ENT_COMPAT, ‘utf-8’);
    $string = preg_replace(‘/&([a-z])(acute|uml|circ|grave|ring|cedil|slash|tilde|caron|lig|quot|rsquo);/i’, ‘\1’, $string );
    $string = preg_replace(array(‘/[a-z0-9]/i’, ‘/[-]+/’) , ‘-‘, $string);
    return strtolower(trim($string, ‘-‘));
}