mb_convert_encoding

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5)

mb_convert_encoding -- Convert character encoding

Description

string mb_convert_encoding ( string str, string to-encoding [, mixed from-encoding])

mb_convert_encoding() converts character encoding of string str from from-encoding to to-encoding.

str : String to be converted.

from-encoding is specified by character code name before conversion. it can be array or string - comma separated enumerated list. If it is not specified, the internal encoding will be used.

Example 1. mb_convert_encoding() example

<?php
/* Convert internal character encoding to SJIS */
$str = mb_convert_encoding($str, "SJIS");

/* Convert EUC-JP to UTF-7 */
$str = mb_convert_encoding($str, "UTF-7", "EUC-JP");

/* Auto detect encoding from JIS, eucjp-win, sjis-win, then convert str to UCS-2LE */
$str = mb_convert_encoding($str, "UCS-2LE", "JIS, eucjp-win, sjis-win");

/* "auto" is expanded to "ASCII,JIS,UTF-8,EUC-JP,SJIS" */
$str = mb_convert_encoding($str, "EUC-JP", "auto");
?>

See also mb_detect_order().


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