Building Chinese Web Sites using PHP - Version 2.13, by Dr. Herong Yang

Chinese Characters in PHP String Literals

This chapter provides tutorial notes on Chinese characters in PHP string literals. Topics include PHP string literal syntax; testing Chinese character strings with UTF-8, GB18030, and Big5 encodings.

String Data Type, Literals and Functions

String Literal Travel Path

Chinese Character String with UTF-8 Encoding

Chinese Character String with GB18030 Encoding

Chinese Character String with Big5 Encoding

UTF-8 Encoding Pages with Big5 Characters

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

 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

 PDF Printing Version

Chinese Characters in PHP String Literals - Updated in 2015, by Dr. Herong Yang