Multibyte String Functions in UTF-8 Encoding

This chapter provides tutorial notes on using PHP multibyte string functions on Chinese character strings. Topics include loading php_mbstring.dll module; setting multibyte string functions for UTF-8 encoding; counting number of Chinese characters with mb_strlen().

php_mbstring.dll - Multibyte String Extension

mb_strlen() - Counting Multibyte Characters

List of Multibyte String Functions


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

 Chinese Text Encoding Conversion and Corruptions

 Archived Tutorials


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