List of Multibyte String Functions

This section provides a quick list of multibyte string functions related to Chinese characters.

By reviewing the PHP manual, I consider the following multibyte string functions are important for manipulating Chinese character strings:

Last update: 2015.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 PHP Installation on Windows Systems

 Integrating PHP with Apache Web Server

 charset="*" - Encodings on Chinese Web Pages

 Chinese Characters in PHP String Literals

Multibyte String Functions in UTF-8 Encoding

 php_mbstring.dll - Multibyte String Functions

 mb_strlen() - Counting Multibyte Characters

List of Multibyte String Functions

 Input Text Data from Web Forms

 Input Chinese Text Data from Web Forms

 MySQL - Installation on Windows

 MySQL - Connecting PHP to Database

 MySQL - Character Set and Encoding

 MySQL - Sending Non-ASCII Text to MySQL

 Retrieving Chinese Text from Database to Web Pages

 Input Chinese Text Data to MySQL Database

 References

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