Handle apostrophe in input value with JavaScript

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Marius
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Handle apostrophe in input value with JavaScript

I have a JavaScript code that adds an input field for a user:

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var user = "O'Conner, John";   
b.innerHTML += "<input type='hidden' value='" + user + "'>";
When its inserted it looks like this:

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<input type="hidden" value="O" Conner, John'>
How do I amend this so it outputs like this:

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<input type="hidden" value="O'Conner, John">
I need the value to show the full name with the apostrophe. How can I get this to work?

Admin
You can replace the character with its HTML entity.

As for ' - It can either be &rsquo; or &lsquo;

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var user = "O'Conner, John";
user = user.replace("'", "&lsquo;");
b.innerHTML += "<input type='text' value='" + user + "'>";

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