(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5, PHP 7)

mb_internal_encodingSet/Get internal character encoding


mb_internal_encoding ([ string $encoding = mb_internal_encoding() ] ) : mixed

Set/Get the internal character encoding



encoding is the character encoding name used for the HTTP input character encoding conversion, HTTP output character encoding conversion, and the default character encoding for string functions defined by the mbstring module. You should notice that the internal encoding is totally different from the one for multibyte regex.

Return Values

If encoding is set, then Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure. In this case, the character encoding for multibyte regex is NOT changed. If encoding is omitted, then the current character encoding name is returned.


Example #1 mb_internal_encoding() example

/* Set internal character encoding to UTF-8 */

/* Display current internal character encoding */
echo mb_internal_encoding();

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